Map of flight path from Frankfurt to San Diego.
Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).
How far is San Diego from Frankfurt?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Frankfurt and San Diego. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5840.226 miles
- 9398.932 kilometers
- 5075.017 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
- 5826.723 miles
- 9377.202 kilometers
- 5063.284 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 San Diego is 9 hours. San Diego is 9 hours behind Frankfurt.
San Diego, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 695 kg (1 532 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Frankfurt (FRA) → San Diego (SAN).