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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Palm Springs, CA (PSP)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Palm Springs (Fairbanks International Airport – Palm Springs International Airport) is 2512 miles / 4043 kilometers / 2183 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Palm Springs (PSP) is 3589 miles / 5776 kilometers and travel time by car is about 62 hours 57 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Palm Springs.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP).

How far is Palm Springs from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2511.955 miles
  • 4042.600 kilometers
  • 2182.829 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
  • 2509.662 miles
  • 4038.910 kilometers
  • 2180.837 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 277 kg (610 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Palm Springs (PSP).

Distance:
2512
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2512

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