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Distance between Wichita Falls, TX (SPS) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Flight distance from Wichita Falls to Fairbanks (Wichita Falls Regional Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 2950 miles / 4748 kilometers / 2564 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Wichita Falls (SPS) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 3746 miles / 6029 kilometers and travel time by car is about 67 hours 2 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Wichita Falls to Fairbanks.

Shortest flight path between Wichita Falls Regional Airport (SPS) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

How far is Fairbanks from Wichita Falls?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2950.257 miles
  • 4747.979 kilometers
  • 2563.703 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
  • 2945.858 miles
  • 4740.899 kilometers
  • 2559.881 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 Wichita Falls Regional Airport
City: Wichita Falls, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SPS
ICAO Code: KSPS
Coordinates: 33°59′19″N, 98°29′30″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 Wichita Falls and Fairbanks is 3 hours. Fairbanks is 3 hours behind Wichita Falls.

Time Difference

Wichita Falls, TX

 CST

Fairbanks, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 328 kg (724 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Wichita Falls (SPS) → Fairbanks (FAI).

Distance:
2950
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2950

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