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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and South Bend, IN (SBN)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to South Bend (Fairbanks International Airport – South Bend International Airport) is 2847 miles / 4582 kilometers / 2474 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to South Bend (SBN) is 3584 miles / 5768 kilometers and travel time by car is about 64 hours 30 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to South Bend.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and South Bend International Airport (SBN).

How far is South Bend from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2847.132 miles
  • 4582.015 kilometers
  • 2474.090 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
  • 2840.171 miles
  • 4570.812 kilometers
  • 2468.041 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 South Bend International Airport
City: South Bend, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBN
ICAO Code: KSBN
Coordinates: 41°42′31″N, 86°19′2″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and South Bend is 4 hours. South Bend is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

South Bend, IN

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 316 kg (697 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → South Bend (SBN).

Distance:
2847
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2847

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