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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Los Angeles (Fairbanks International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 2465 miles / 3966 kilometers / 2142 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 3387 miles / 5451 kilometers and travel time by car is about 62 hours 31 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Los Angeles.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

How far is Los Angeles from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2464.564 miles
  • 3966.331 kilometers
  • 2141.648 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 2462.450 miles
  • 3962.929 kilometers
  • 2139.811 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

B Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Los Angeles is 1 hour. Los Angeles is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKDT

Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 271 kg (598 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
2465
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2465

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