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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Fairbanks (Palm Beach International Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 3917 miles / 6303 kilometers / 3403 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 54 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 4819 miles / 7755 kilometers and travel time by car is about 85 hours 26 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Fairbanks.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

How far is Fairbanks from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3916.628 miles
  • 6303.203 kilometers
  • 3403.457 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
  • 3911.658 miles
  • 6295.204 kilometers
  • 3399.138 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″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 West Palm Beach and Fairbanks is 4 hours. Fairbanks is 4 hours behind West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

 EST

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 446 kg (983 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Fairbanks (FAI).

Distance:
3917
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3917

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