# 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
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

City: Lincoln, NE
Country: 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.

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## 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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