# 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
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
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.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

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

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → South Bend (SBN).

Distance:
2847
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2847

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