# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and La Crosse, WI (LSE)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to La Crosse (Fairbanks International Airport – La Crosse Regional Airport) is 2580 miles / 4152 kilometers / 2242 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to La Crosse (LSE) is 3245 miles / 5222 kilometers and travel time by car is about 58 hours 41 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to La Crosse.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE).

## How far is La Crosse from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2579.669 miles
• 4151.575 kilometers
• 2241.671 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
• 2573.084 miles
• 4140.978 kilometers
• 2235.949 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

B La Crosse Regional Airport
City: La Crosse, WI
Country: United States
IATA Code: LSE
ICAO Code: KLSE
Coordinates: 43°52′44″N, 91°15′24″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 284 kg (627 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → La Crosse (LSE).

Distance:
2580
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2580

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