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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 68 hours 49 minutes.

Fairbanks – Springfield

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2855
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4595
Kilometers
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2481
Nautical miles

How far is Springfield from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks to Springfield is 5 hours 54 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Fairbanks time to Springfield time converter

Time in Fairbanks: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Springfield: 00:00

Current local times

Fairbanks, AK

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Springfield, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Fairbanks to Springfield generates about 317 kg of CO2 per passenger, 317 kilograms is equal to 699 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 Springfield

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

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 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