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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Lexington, KY (LEX)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Lexington (Fairbanks International Airport – Lexington Blue Grass Airport) is 3108 miles / 5003 kilometers / 2701 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Lexington (LEX) is 3860 miles / 6212 kilometers and travel time by car is about 69 hours 13 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX).

How far is Lexington from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3108.411 miles
  • 5002.502 kilometers
  • 2701.135 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
  • 3101.696 miles
  • 4991.696 kilometers
  • 2695.300 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 Lexington Blue Grass Airport
City: Lexington, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LEX
ICAO Code: KLEX
Coordinates: 38°2′11″N, 84°36′21″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Lexington, KY

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 347 kg (765 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Lexington (LEX).

Distance:
3108
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3108

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