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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 62 hours 41 minutes.

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).

How far is Fairbanks from Los Angeles?

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

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PDT

Fairbanks, AK

 AKDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 271 kg (598 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Fairbanks (FAI).

Distance:
2465
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2465

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