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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Jackson, TN (MKL)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Jackson (Fairbanks International Airport – McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport) is 3125 miles / 5029 kilometers / 2716 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Jackson (MKL) is 3948 miles / 6354 kilometers and travel time by car is about 70 hours 9 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Jackson.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport (MKL).

How far is Jackson from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3125.136 miles
  • 5029.418 kilometers
  • 2715.669 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
  • 3119.304 miles
  • 5020.034 kilometers
  • 2710.601 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 McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport
City: Jackson, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKL
ICAO Code: KMKL
Coordinates: 35°35′59″N, 88°54′56″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Jackson, TN

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Jackson (MKL).

Distance:
3125
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3125

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