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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Philadelphia (Fairbanks International Airport – Philadelphia International Airport) is 3279 miles / 5276 kilometers / 2849 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Philadelphia (PHL) is 4252 miles / 6843 kilometers and travel time by car is about 76 hours 0 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

How far is Philadelphia from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3278.523 miles
  • 5276.271 kilometers
  • 2848.959 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
  • 3270.507 miles
  • 5263.371 kilometers
  • 2841.993 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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Philadelphia is 4 hours. Philadelphia is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Philadelphia, PA

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 368 kg (811 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Philadelphia (PHL).

Distance:
3279
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3279

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