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

Distance from Fairbanks to Lincoln (Fairbanks International Airport – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 2592 miles / 4171 kilometers / 2252 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) to Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) is 5 hours 24 minutes.

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
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Fairbanks, AK

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Lincoln, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 290 kg (640 pounds).

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

Map

Fairbanks to Lincoln flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Lincoln (LNK).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2592

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