Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Chicago.
Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).
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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Fairbanks and Chicago is 3 hours. Chicago is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 311 kg (685 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fairbanks (FAI) → Chicago (MDW).