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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Oakland, CA (OAK)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Oakland (Fairbanks International Airport – Oakland International Airport) is 2145 miles / 3451 kilometers / 1864 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Oakland (OAK) is 3058 miles / 4922 kilometers and travel time by car is about 56 hours 57 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

How far is Oakland from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2144.535 miles
  • 3451.295 kilometers
  • 1863.550 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
  • 2142.184 miles
  • 3447.510 kilometers
  • 1861.507 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 Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Oakland is 1 hour. Oakland is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Oakland, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 234 kg (516 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Oakland (OAK).

Distance:
2145
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2145

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