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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and North Platte, NE (LBF)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to North Platte (Fairbanks International Airport – North Platte Regional Airport) is 2465 miles / 3967 kilometers / 2142 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to North Platte (LBF) is 3221 miles / 5183 kilometers and travel time by car is about 57 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to North Platte.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and North Platte Regional Airport (LBF).

How far is North Platte from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2464.928 miles
  • 3966.917 kilometers
  • 2141.964 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
  • 2459.716 miles
  • 3958.529 kilometers
  • 2137.435 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 North Platte Regional Airport
City: North Platte, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LBF
ICAO Code: KLBF
Coordinates: 41°7′34″N, 100°41′2″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

North Platte, NE

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → North Platte (LBF).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2465

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