# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Louisville, KY (SDF)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Louisville (Fairbanks International Airport – Louisville International Airport) is 3067 miles / 4936 kilometers / 2665 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Louisville (SDF) is 3795 miles / 6108 kilometers and travel time by car is about 68 hours 5 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Louisville.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Louisville International Airport (SDF).

## How far is Louisville from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3067.182 miles
• 4936.152 kilometers
• 2665.309 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
• 3060.580 miles
• 4925.526 kilometers
• 2659.571 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 Louisville International Airport
City: Louisville, KY
Country: United States
IATA Code: SDF
ICAO Code: KSDF
Coordinates: 38°10′27″N, 85°44′9″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 342 kg (755 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Louisville (SDF).

Distance:
3067
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3067

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