Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Chicago.
Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).
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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Fairbanks and Chicago is 3 hours. Chicago is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 309 kg (681 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fairbanks (FAI) → Chicago (ORD).