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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Saginaw, MI

 EST

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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