# 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
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
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.

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## 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:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2176

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