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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Knoxville, TN (TYS)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Knoxville (Fairbanks International Airport – Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport) is 3256 miles / 5241 kilometers / 2830 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Knoxville (TYS) is 4049 miles / 6517 kilometers and travel time by car is about 72 hours 36 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS).

How far is Knoxville from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3256.439 miles
  • 5240.730 kilometers
  • 2829.768 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
  • 3249.993 miles
  • 5230.357 kilometers
  • 2824.167 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 Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
City: Knoxville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TYS
ICAO Code: KTYS
Coordinates: 35°48′39″N, 83°59′38″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Knoxville is 4 hours. Knoxville is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Knoxville, TN

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 365 kg (805 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Knoxville (TYS).

Distance:
3256
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3256

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