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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Palmdale, CA

 PST

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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