# How far is Helgoland from Frankfurt?

The distance between Frankfurt (Frankfurt Airport) and Helgoland (Heligoland Airport) is 289 miles / 465 kilometers / 251 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Frankfurt (FRA) to Helgoland (HGL) is 400 miles / 643 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 49 minutes.

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## Distance from Frankfurt to Helgoland

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Frankfurt to Helgoland. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 288.777 miles
• 464.742 kilometers
• 250.940 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 288.578 miles
• 464.422 kilometers
• 250.768 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Frankfurt to Helgoland?

The estimated flight time from Frankfurt Airport to Heligoland Airport is 1 hour and 2 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Heligoland Airport (HGL)

On average, flying from Frankfurt to Helgoland generates about 68 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 68 kilograms equals 149 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Frankfurt to Helgoland

See the map of the shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Heligoland Airport (HGL).

## Airport information

Origin Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E
Destination Heligoland Airport
City: Helgoland
Country: Germany
IATA Code: HGL
ICAO Code: EDXH
Coordinates: 54°11′7″N, 7°54′56″E