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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and San Antonio, TX (SAT)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to San Antonio (Fairbanks International Airport – San Antonio International Airport) is 3223 miles / 5187 kilometers / 2801 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to San Antonio (SAT) is 4030 miles / 6486 kilometers and travel time by car is about 72 hours 8 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to San Antonio.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and San Antonio International Airport (SAT).

How far is San Antonio from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3223.185 miles
  • 5187.214 kilometers
  • 2800.872 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
  • 3219.726 miles
  • 5181.647 kilometers
  • 2797.866 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 San Antonio International Airport
City: San Antonio, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAT
ICAO Code: KSAT
Coordinates: 29°32′1″N, 98°28′11″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and San Antonio is 3 hours. San Antonio is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

San Antonio, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 361 kg (796 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → San Antonio (SAT).

Distance:
3223
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3223

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