# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Lihue, HI (LIH)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Lihue (Fairbanks International Airport – Lihue Airport) is 3003 miles / 4834 kilometers / 2610 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 11 minutes.

## Map of flight path from Fairbanks to Lihue.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Lihue Airport (LIH).

## How far is Lihue from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3003.442 miles
• 4833.571 kilometers
• 2609.919 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
• 3005.605 miles
• 4837.052 kilometers
• 2611.799 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 Lihue Airport
City: Lihue, HI
Country: United States
IATA Code: LIH
ICAO Code: PHLI
Coordinates: 21°58′33″N, 159°20′20″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Lihue is 2 hours. Lihue is 2 hours behind Fairbanks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 335 kg (738 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Lihue (LIH).

Distance:
3003
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3003

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