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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Lubbock, TX (LBB)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Lubbock (Fairbanks International Airport – Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport) is 2880 miles / 4635 kilometers / 2503 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Lubbock (LBB) is 3636 miles / 5851 kilometers and travel time by car is about 64 hours 56 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Lubbock.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB).

How far is Lubbock from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2879.945 miles
  • 4634.822 kilometers
  • 2502.604 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
  • 2876.006 miles
  • 4628.483 kilometers
  • 2499.181 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 Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport
City: Lubbock, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LBB
ICAO Code: KLBB
Coordinates: 33°39′48″N, 101°49′22″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Lubbock is 3 hours. Lubbock is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Lubbock, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 320 kg (705 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Lubbock (LBB).

Distance:
2880
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2880

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