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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Phoenix, AZ (PHX)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Phoenix (Fairbanks International Airport – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 2638 miles / 4246 kilometers / 2292 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Phoenix (PHX) is 3555 miles / 5722 kilometers and travel time by car is about 63 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

How far is Phoenix from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2638.149 miles
  • 4245.689 kilometers
  • 2292.489 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
  • 2635.439 miles
  • 4241.328 kilometers
  • 2290.134 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKDT

Phoenix, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 291 kg (642 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Phoenix (PHX).

Distance:
2638
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2638

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