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Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to Fairbanks (Palm Springs International Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 2512 miles / 4043 kilometers / 2183 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 3589 miles / 5776 kilometers and travel time by car is about 62 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

How far is Fairbanks from Palm Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2511.955 miles
  • 4042.600 kilometers
  • 2182.829 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
  • 2509.662 miles
  • 4038.910 kilometers
  • 2180.837 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 Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″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 Palm Springs and Fairbanks is 1 hour. Fairbanks is 1 hour behind Palm Springs.

Time Difference

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 277 kg (610 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → Fairbanks (FAI).

Distance:
2512
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2512

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