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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Philadelphia (Frankfurt Airport – Philadelphia International Airport) is 3949 miles / 6355 kilometers / 3431 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 58 minutes.

Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Philadelphia.

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

How far is Philadelphia from Frankfurt?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3948.691 miles
  • 6354.802 kilometers
  • 3431.319 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
  • 3938.202 miles
  • 6337.922 kilometers
  • 3422.204 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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Frankfurt and Philadelphia is 6 hours. Philadelphia is 6 hours behind Frankfurt.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CEST

Philadelphia, PA

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 450 kg (992 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Philadelphia (PHL).

Distance:
3949
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3949

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