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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Lincoln, NE (LNK)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Lincoln (Fairbanks International Airport – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 2592 miles / 4171 kilometers / 2252 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Lincoln (LNK) is 3324 miles / 5349 kilometers and travel time by car is about 59 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK).

How far is Lincoln from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2592.042 miles
  • 4171.488 kilometers
  • 2252.423 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
  • 2586.397 miles
  • 4162.402 kilometers
  • 2247.517 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 Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)
City: Lincoln, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNK
ICAO Code: KLNK
Coordinates: 40°51′3″N, 96°45′33″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Lincoln is 3 hours. Lincoln is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Lincoln, NE

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 286 kg (630 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Lincoln (LNK).

Distance:
2592
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2592

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