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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to San Jose (Fairbanks International Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 2173 miles / 3498 kilometers / 1889 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to San Jose (SJC) is 3083 miles / 4962 kilometers and travel time by car is about 61 hours 3 minutes.

Fairbanks – San Jose

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2173
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3498
Kilometers
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1889
Nautical miles

How far is San Jose from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2173.374 miles
  • 3497.707 kilometers
  • 1888.611 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
  • 2171.046 miles
  • 3493.960 kilometers
  • 1886.588 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks International Airport to San Jose International Airport is 4 hours 36 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Fairbanks and San Jose is 1 hour. San Jose is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Fairbanks to San Jose generates about 237 kg of CO2 per passenger, 237 kilograms is equal to 523 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to San Jose

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination San Jose International Airport
City: San Jose, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SJC
ICAO Code: KSJC
Coordinates: 37°21′45″N, 121°55′44″W