Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to San Francisco.
Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
How far is San Francisco from Fairbanks?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2148.110 miles
- 3457.049 kilometers
- 1866.657 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
- 2145.789 miles
- 3453.312 kilometers
- 1864.639 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Fairbanks and San Francisco is 1 hour. San Francisco is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 234 kg (517 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fairbanks (FAI) → San Francisco (SFO).