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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

New Orleans, LA

 CST

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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3422

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