# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Palmdale (Fairbanks International Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 2427 miles / 3906 kilometers / 2109 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Palmdale (PMD) is 3372 miles / 5427 kilometers and travel time by car is about 62 hours 29 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Palmdale.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).

## How far is Palmdale from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2427.203 miles
• 3906.205 kilometers
• 2109.182 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
• 2424.930 miles
• 3902.547 kilometers
• 2107.207 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
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

B Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 267 kg (588 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Palmdale (PMD).

Distance:
2427
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2427

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