# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Salina, KS (SLN)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Salina (Fairbanks International Airport – Salina Regional Airport) is 2687 miles / 4324 kilometers / 2335 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Salina (SLN) is 3471 miles / 5586 kilometers and travel time by car is about 62 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Salina Regional Airport (SLN).

## How far is Salina from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2686.829 miles
• 4324.032 kilometers
• 2334.790 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
• 2681.548 miles
• 4315.533 kilometers
• 2330.201 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 Salina Regional Airport
City: Salina, KS
Country: United States
IATA Code: SLN
ICAO Code: KSLN
Coordinates: 38°47′27″N, 97°39′7″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Salina is 3 hours. Salina is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 297 kg (655 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Salina (SLN).

Distance:
2687
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2687

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