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

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Minneapolis (Fairbanks International Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 2466 miles / 3969 kilometers / 2143 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 3099 miles / 4988 kilometers and travel time by car is about 59 hours 42 minutes.

Fairbanks – Minneapolis

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2466
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3969
Kilometers
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2143
Nautical miles

How far is Minneapolis from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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 to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport is 5 hours 10 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Fairbanks to Minneapolis generates about 271 kg of CO2 per passenger, 271 kilograms is equal to 598 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Minneapolis

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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