# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Columbus, OH (LCK)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Columbus (Fairbanks International Airport – Rickenbacker International Airport) is 3055 miles / 4917 kilometers / 2655 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Columbus (LCK) is 3824 miles / 6154 kilometers and travel time by car is about 69 hours 11 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Columbus.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK).

## How far is Columbus from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3055.219 miles
• 4916.898 kilometers
• 2654.912 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
• 3048.077 miles
• 4905.405 kilometers
• 2648.707 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 Rickenbacker International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States
IATA Code: LCK
ICAO Code: KLCK
Coordinates: 39°48′49″N, 82°55′40″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Columbus is 4 hours. Columbus is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 341 kg (751 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Columbus (LCK).

Distance:
3055
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3055

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