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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Columbus, OH

 EST

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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