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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Modesto, CA (MOD)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Modesto (Fairbanks International Airport – Modesto City–County Airport) is 2176 miles / 3502 kilometers / 1891 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Modesto (MOD) is 3078 miles / 4954 kilometers and travel time by car is about 57 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Modesto City–County Airport (MOD).

How far is Modesto from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2175.964 miles
  • 3501.874 kilometers
  • 1890.861 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
  • 2173.499 miles
  • 3497.908 kilometers
  • 1888.719 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 Modesto City–County Airport
City: Modesto, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MOD
ICAO Code: KMOD
Coordinates: 37°37′32″N, 120°57′14″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Modesto is 1 hour. Modesto is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Modesto, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 238 kg (524 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Modesto (MOD).

Distance:
2176
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2176

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