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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Tucson, AZ (TUS)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Tucson (Fairbanks International Airport – Tucson International Airport) is 2746 miles / 4420 kilometers / 2387 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Tucson (TUS) is 3670 miles / 5907 kilometers and travel time by car is about 65 hours 8 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Tucson International Airport (TUS).

How far is Tucson from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2746.405 miles
  • 4419.910 kilometers
  • 2386.561 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
  • 2743.839 miles
  • 4415.781 kilometers
  • 2384.331 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 Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′27″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

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Tucson, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 309 kg (681 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Tucson (TUS).

Distance:
2746
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2746

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