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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Distance from Fairbanks to Minneapolis (Fairbanks International Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 2466 miles / 3969 kilometers / 2143 nautical miles.

How far is Minneapolis from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2466.238 miles
  • 3969.026 kilometers
  • 2143.103 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
  • 2459.808 miles
  • 3958.677 kilometers
  • 2137.515 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) is 5 hours 10 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks
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Minneapolis, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 276 kg (607 pounds).

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 Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
City: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″W

Map

Fairbanks to Minneapolis flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Minneapolis (MSP).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2466

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