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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Los Angeles (Frankfurt Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 5806 miles / 9343 kilometers / 5045 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 29 minutes.

Frankfurt – Los Angeles

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5045
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How far is Los Angeles from Frankfurt?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5805.732 miles
  • 9343.419 kilometers
  • 5045.043 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
  • 5791.966 miles
  • 9321.266 kilometers
  • 5033.081 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 Los Angeles International Airport is 11 hours 29 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Frankfurt and Los Angeles is 9 hours. Los Angeles is 9 hours behind Frankfurt.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Frankfurt to Los Angeles generates about 690 kg of CO2 per passenger, 690 kilograms is equal to 1 522 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Airlines flying from Frankfurt (FRA) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Lufthansa
United Airlines