# Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Flight distance from Louisville to Fairbanks (Louisville International Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 3067 miles / 4936 kilometers / 2665 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 3798 miles / 6113 kilometers and travel time by car is about 68 hours 14 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Fairbanks.

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

## How far is Fairbanks from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3067.182 miles
• 4936.152 kilometers
• 2665.309 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
• 3060.580 miles
• 4925.526 kilometers
• 2659.571 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 Louisville International Airport
City: Louisville, KY
Country: United States
IATA Code: SDF
ICAO Code: KSDF
Coordinates: 38°10′27″N, 85°44′9″W

B Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: 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 Louisville and Fairbanks is 4 hours. Fairbanks is 4 hours behind Louisville.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 342 kg (755 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Fairbanks (FAI).

Distance:
3067
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3067

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