# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Long Beach, CA (LGB)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Long Beach (Fairbanks International Airport – Long Beach Airport) is 2478 miles / 3988 kilometers / 2153 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Long Beach (LGB) is 3404 miles / 5479 kilometers and travel time by car is about 62 hours 50 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).

## How far is Long Beach from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2477.894 miles
• 3987.784 kilometers
• 2153.231 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
• 2475.777 miles
• 3984.377 kilometers
• 2151.391 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 Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Long Beach is 1 hour. Long Beach is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 273 kg (601 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Long Beach (LGB).

Distance:
2478
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2478

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