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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Distance from Fairbanks to San Diego (Fairbanks International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 2568 miles / 4132 kilometers / 2231 nautical miles.

How far is San Diego from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2567.668 miles
  • 4132.261 kilometers
  • 2231.243 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
  • 2565.660 miles
  • 4129.029 kilometers
  • 2229.498 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) to San Diego International Airport (SAN) is 5 hours 21 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks
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Fairbanks, AK

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San Diego, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 288 kg (634 pounds).

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 San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Map

Fairbanks to San Diego flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → San Diego (SAN).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2568

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