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

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Chicago (Fairbanks International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 2785 miles / 4482 kilometers / 2420 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Chicago (ORD) is 3483 miles / 5605 kilometers and travel time by car is about 66 hours 33 minutes.

Fairbanks – Chicago

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2785
Miles
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4482
Kilometers
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2420
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles 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 to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 5 hours 46 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Fairbanks to Chicago generates about 309 kg of CO2 per passenger, 309 kilograms is equal to 681 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Chicago 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