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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.

Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Los Angeles.

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

How far is Los Angeles from Frankfurt?

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

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CEST

Los Angeles, CA

 PDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 690 kg (1 522 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
5806
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5806

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