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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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 1 hour. Lihue is 1 hour behind Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Lihue, HI

 HST

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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