The flight distance from Illinois (IL) to Alaska (AK) is:

2,972 miles / 4 783 km

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Distance from Illinois to Alaska

The total distance from Illinois to Alaska is 2,972 miles.

This is equivalent to 4 783 kilometers or 2,583 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in the state of Illinois.
It ends in the state of Alaska.

Your flight direction from Illinois to Alaska is Northwest (-39 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from Illinois to Alaska. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

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Illinois (IL)

State: Illinois
Country: United States
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Alaska (AK)

State: Alaska
Country: United States
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