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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Distance from Fairbanks to Chicago (Fairbanks International Airport – O'Hare International Airport) is 2785 miles / 4482 kilometers / 2420 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2785.090 miles
  • 4482.168 kilometers
  • 2420.177 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
  • 2778.286 miles
  • 4471.217 kilometers
  • 2414.264 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 O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is 5 hours 46 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks
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Fairbanks, AK

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 313 kg (691 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 O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

Map

Fairbanks to Chicago flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Chicago (ORD).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2785

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