# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to New Orleans (Fairbanks International Airport – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) is 3422 miles / 5508 kilometers / 2974 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to New Orleans (MSY) is 4305 miles / 6929 kilometers and travel time by car is about 76 hours 33 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to New Orleans.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

## How far is New Orleans from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3422.477 miles
• 5507.944 kilometers
• 2974.052 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
• 3417.921 miles
• 5500.611 kilometers
• 2970.092 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 Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City: New Orleans, LA
Country: United States
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 385 kg (849 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → New Orleans (MSY).

Distance:
3422
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3422

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