# 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
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
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.

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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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