Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to San Diego.
Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).
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).
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.
San Diego, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 283 kg (624 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fairbanks (FAI) → San Diego (SAN).