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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Fairbanks (Los Angeles International Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 2465 miles / 3966 kilometers / 2142 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 3390 miles / 5456 kilometers and travel time by car is about 66 hours 42 minutes.

Los Angeles – Fairbanks

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2465
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3966
Kilometers
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2142
Nautical miles

How far is Fairbanks from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2464.564 miles
  • 3966.331 kilometers
  • 2141.648 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
  • 2462.450 miles
  • 3962.929 kilometers
  • 2139.811 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 Los Angeles to Fairbanks is 5 hours 9 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Fairbanks is 1 hour. Fairbanks is 1 hour behind Los Angeles.

Los Angeles time to Fairbanks time converter

Time in Los Angeles: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Fairbanks: 00:00

Current local times

Los Angeles, CA

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Fairbanks, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Los Angeles to Fairbanks generates about 271 kg of CO2 per passenger, 271 kilograms is equal to 598 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Fairbanks

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

Airport information

Origin Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W
Destination 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