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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Distance from San Diego to Fairbanks (San Diego International Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 2568 miles / 4132 kilometers / 2231 nautical miles.

How far is Fairbanks from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2567.668 miles
  • 4132.261 kilometers
  • 2231.243 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
  • 2565.660 miles
  • 4129.029 kilometers
  • 2229.498 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 San Diego International Airport (SAN) to Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) is 5 hours 21 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Fairbanks is 1 hour. Fairbanks is 1 hour behind San Diego.

Time Difference

San Diego
Fairbanks

San Diego, CA

 PST

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 303 kg (667 pounds).

Airport information


A San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″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

Map

San Diego to Fairbanks flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Fairbanks (FAI).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2568

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