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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Long Beach, CA

 PST

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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