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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to San Diego (Frankfurt Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 5840 miles / 9399 kilometers / 5075 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 33 minutes.

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).

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 San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Frankfurt and San Diego is 9 hours. San Diego is 9 hours behind Frankfurt.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CEST

San Diego, CA

 PDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 695 kg (1 532 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
5840
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5840

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