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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Lancaster (Fairbanks International Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 3233 miles / 5203 kilometers / 2810 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Lancaster (LNS) is 4187 miles / 6739 kilometers and travel time by car is about 74 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

How far is Lancaster from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3233.148 miles
  • 5203.247 kilometers
  • 2809.528 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
  • 3225.220 miles
  • 5190.488 kilometers
  • 2802.639 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 Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Lancaster is 4 hours. Lancaster is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Lancaster, PA

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 362 kg (799 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
3233
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3233

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