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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Istanbul (IST)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Istanbul (Frankfurt Airport – Istanbul Airport) is 1145 miles / 1843 kilometers / 995 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Frankfurt – Istanbul

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1145
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1843
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995
Nautical miles

How far is Istanbul from Frankfurt?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1145.049 miles
  • 1842.778 kilometers
  • 995.021 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
  • 1142.869 miles
  • 1839.269 kilometers
  • 993.126 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Frankfurt Airport to Istanbul Airport is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Frankfurt and Istanbul is 2 hours. Istanbul is 2 hours ahead of Frankfurt.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Frankfurt to Istanbul generates about 159 kg of CO2 per passenger, 159 kilograms is equal to 351 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Istanbul

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Istanbul Airport (IST).

Airport information

Origin Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E
Destination Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E

Airlines flying from Frankfurt (FRA) to Istanbul (IST)

Lufthansa
Turkish Airlines