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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Washington D.C. (IAD)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Washington D.C. (Frankfurt Airport – Washington Dulles International Airport) is 4080 miles / 6566 kilometers / 3546 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 13 minutes.

Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Washington D.C..

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

How far is Washington D.C. from Frankfurt?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Frankfurt and Washington D.C.. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4080.134 miles
  • 6566.338 kilometers
  • 3545.539 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
  • 4069.478 miles
  • 6549.190 kilometers
  • 3536.280 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 Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E

B Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Frankfurt and Washington D.C. is 6 hours. Washington D.C. is 6 hours behind Frankfurt.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CEST

Washington D.C.

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 466 kg (1 028 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Washington D.C. (IAD).

Distance:
4080
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4080

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