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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Distance from Fairbanks to Santa Barbara (Fairbanks International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 2404 miles / 3869 kilometers / 2089 nautical miles.

How far is Santa Barbara from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2404.217 miles
  • 3869.213 kilometers
  • 2089.208 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
  • 2402.162 miles
  • 3865.904 kilometers
  • 2087.421 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 Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) is 5 hours 3 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Santa Barbara is 1 hour. Santa Barbara is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks
Santa Barbara

Fairbanks, AK

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Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 268 kg (591 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 Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
City: Santa Barbara, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBA
ICAO Code: KSBA
Coordinates: 34°25′34″N, 119°50′23″W

Map

Fairbanks to Santa Barbara flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2404

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