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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Louisville, KY

 EST

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:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3067

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