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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.

Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Istanbul.

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

How far is Istanbul from Frankfurt?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Frankfurt and Istanbul. 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).

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 Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Frankfurt and Istanbul is 1 hour. Istanbul is 1 hour ahead of Frankfurt.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CEST

Istanbul

 +03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Istanbul (IST).

Distance:
1145
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1145

Round trip?