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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Kansas City, MO (MCI)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Kansas City (Fairbanks International Airport – Kansas City International Airport) is 2741 miles / 4411 kilometers / 2382 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Kansas City (MCI) is 3429 miles / 5519 kilometers and travel time by car is about 61 hours 4 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Kansas City.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Kansas City International Airport (MCI).

How far is Kansas City from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2740.800 miles
  • 4410.890 kilometers
  • 2381.690 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
  • 2735.102 miles
  • 4401.720 kilometers
  • 2376.739 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 Kansas City International Airport
City: Kansas City, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCI
ICAO Code: KMCI
Coordinates: 39°17′51″N, 94°42′50″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Kansas City is 3 hours. Kansas City is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

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Kansas City, MO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 308 kg (679 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Kansas City (MCI).

Air miles:
2741
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2741

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