# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Saginaw, MI (MBS)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Saginaw (Fairbanks International Airport – Saginaw MBS International Airport) is 2810 miles / 4523 kilometers / 2442 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Saginaw (MBS) is 3647 miles / 5870 kilometers and travel time by car is about 67 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Saginaw MBS International Airport (MBS).

## How far is Saginaw from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2810.466 miles
• 4523.006 kilometers
• 2442.228 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
• 2803.083 miles
• 4511.125 kilometers
• 2435.813 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 Saginaw MBS International Airport
City: Saginaw, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: MBS
ICAO Code: KMBS
Coordinates: 43°31′58″N, 84°4′46″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 312 kg (687 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Saginaw (MBS).

Distance:
2810
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2810

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