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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Johannesburg (JNB)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Johannesburg (Frankfurt Airport – OR Tambo International Airport) is 5380 miles / 8658 kilometers / 4675 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 41 minutes.

Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Johannesburg.

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and OR Tambo International Airport (JNB).

How far is Johannesburg from Frankfurt?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5379.979 miles
  • 8658.237 kilometers
  • 4675.074 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
  • 5399.647 miles
  • 8689.890 kilometers
  • 4692.165 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 OR Tambo International Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: JNB
ICAO Code: FAOR
Coordinates: 26°8′21″S, 28°14′45″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Frankfurt and Johannesburg.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CEST

Johannesburg

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 634 kg (1 397 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Johannesburg (JNB).

Distance:
5380
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5380

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