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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Sioux City, IA

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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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