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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 77 hours 14 minutes.

Fairbanks – Knoxville

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3256
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5241
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2830
Nautical miles

How far is Knoxville from Fairbanks?

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

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks to Knoxville is 6 hours 39 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Fairbanks time to Knoxville time converter

Time in Fairbanks: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Knoxville: 00:00

Current local times

Fairbanks, AK

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Knoxville, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Fairbanks to Knoxville generates about 365 kg of CO2 per passenger, 365 kilograms is equal to 805 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 Knoxville

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

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 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