# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Sioux City, IA (SUX)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Sioux City (Fairbanks International Airport – Sioux Gateway Airport) is 2514 miles / 4045 kilometers / 2184 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Sioux City (SUX) is 3181 miles / 5119 kilometers and travel time by car is about 56 hours 48 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX).

## How far is Sioux City from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2513.682 miles
• 4045.379 kilometers
• 2184.330 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
• 2507.829 miles
• 4035.959 kilometers
• 2179.243 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 Sioux Gateway Airport
City: Sioux City, IA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SUX
ICAO Code: KSUX
Coordinates: 42°24′9″N, 96°23′3″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 277 kg (610 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Sioux City (SUX).

Distance:
2514
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2514

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