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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Springfield, IL (SPI)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Springfield (Fairbanks International Airport – Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport) is 2855 miles / 4595 kilometers / 2481 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Springfield (SPI) is 3610 miles / 5810 kilometers and travel time by car is about 64 hours 42 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Springfield.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI).

How far is Springfield from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2855.072 miles
  • 4594.792 kilometers
  • 2480.989 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
  • 2848.711 miles
  • 4584.555 kilometers
  • 2475.462 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 Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
City: Springfield, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SPI
ICAO Code: KSPI
Coordinates: 39°50′38″N, 89°40′40″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Springfield, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 317 kg (699 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Springfield (SPI).

Distance:
2855
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2855

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