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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from Fairbanks to Chicago (Fairbanks International Airport – Midway International Airport) is 2800 miles / 4507 kilometers / 2434 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2800.491 miles
  • 4506.954 kilometers
  • 2433.560 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
  • 2793.688 miles
  • 4496.006 kilometers
  • 2427.649 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 5 hours 48 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks
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Fairbanks, AK

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 315 kg (695 pounds).

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 Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

Map

Fairbanks to Chicago flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Chicago (MDW).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2800

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