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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Memphis, TN

 CST

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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