# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Memphis, TN (MEM)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Memphis (Fairbanks International Airport – Memphis International Airport) is 3127 miles / 5033 kilometers / 2718 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Memphis (MEM) is 3907 miles / 6288 kilometers and travel time by car is about 70 hours 11 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Memphis International Airport (MEM).

## How far is Memphis from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3127.444 miles
• 5033.133 kilometers
• 2717.674 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
• 3121.835 miles
• 5024.106 kilometers
• 2712.800 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 Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 349 kg (770 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Memphis (MEM).

Distance:
3127
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3127

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