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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 Flag of 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 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 Louisville and Fairbanks is 4 hours. Fairbanks is 4 hours behind Louisville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

Fairbanks, AK

 AKDT

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:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3067

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