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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Santa Ana, CA (SNA)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Santa Ana (Fairbanks International Airport – Orange County John Wayne Airport) is 2493 miles / 4012 kilometers / 2166 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Santa Ana (SNA) is 3576 miles / 5755 kilometers and travel time by car is about 62 hours 41 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Santa Ana.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA).

How far is Santa Ana from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2492.935 miles
  • 4011.989 kilometers
  • 2166.301 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
  • 2490.814 miles
  • 4008.577 kilometers
  • 2164.459 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 Orange County John Wayne Airport
City: Santa Ana, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SNA
ICAO Code: KSNA
Coordinates: 33°40′32″N, 117°52′4″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Santa Ana is 1 hour. Santa Ana is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Santa Ana, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 274 kg (605 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Santa Ana (SNA).

Distance:
2493
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2493

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