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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Frankfurt and Los Angeles is 9 hours. Los Angeles is 9 hours behind Frankfurt.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 690 kg (1 522 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Frankfurt (FRA) → Los Angeles (LAX).