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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Houston (Frankfurt Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 5232 miles / 8419 kilometers / 4546 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 24 minutes.

Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

How far is Houston from Frankfurt?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5231.590 miles
  • 8419.429 kilometers
  • 4546.128 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
  • 5220.315 miles
  • 8401.282 kilometers
  • 4536.329 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 Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Frankfurt and Houston is 7 hours. Houston is 7 hours behind Frankfurt.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CEST

Houston, TX

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 614 kg (1 354 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
5232
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5232

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