# 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
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
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.

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## 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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