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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Madison, WI (MSN)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Madison (Fairbanks International Airport – Dane County Regional Airport) is 2677 miles / 4309 kilometers / 2327 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Madison (MSN) is 3352 miles / 5395 kilometers and travel time by car is about 60 hours 23 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Dane County Regional Airport (MSN).

How far is Madison from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2677.449 miles
  • 4308.937 kilometers
  • 2326.640 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
  • 2670.703 miles
  • 4298.080 kilometers
  • 2320.778 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 Dane County Regional Airport
City: Madison, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSN
ICAO Code: KMSN
Coordinates: 43°8′23″N, 89°20′15″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Madison, WI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 296 kg (653 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Madison (MSN).

Distance:
2677
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2677

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