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Distance between South Bend, IN (SBN) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Flight distance from South Bend to Fairbanks (South Bend International Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 2847 miles / 4582 kilometers / 2474 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 53 minutes.

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 3587 miles / 5772 kilometers and travel time by car is about 64 hours 37 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from South Bend to Fairbanks.

Shortest flight path between South Bend International Airport (SBN) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

How far is Fairbanks from South Bend?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2847.132 miles
  • 4582.015 kilometers
  • 2474.090 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
  • 2840.171 miles
  • 4570.812 kilometers
  • 2468.041 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 South Bend International Airport
City: South Bend, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBN
ICAO Code: KSBN
Coordinates: 41°42′31″N, 86°19′2″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 South Bend and Fairbanks is 4 hours. Fairbanks is 4 hours behind South Bend.

Time Difference

South Bend, IN

 EDT

Fairbanks, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 316 kg (697 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → Fairbanks (FAI).

Distance:
2847
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2847

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