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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Istanbul (SAW)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Istanbul (Frankfurt Airport – Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport) is 1184 miles / 1905 kilometers / 1029 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Istanbul.

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW).

How far is Istanbul from Frankfurt?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1183.749 miles
  • 1905.059 kilometers
  • 1028.650 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
  • 1181.531 miles
  • 1901.489 kilometers
  • 1026.722 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 Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: SAW
ICAO Code: LTFJ
Coordinates: 40°53′54″N, 29°18′33″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Frankfurt and Istanbul is 1 hour. Istanbul is 1 hour ahead of Frankfurt.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CEST

Istanbul

 +03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (354 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Istanbul (SAW).

Distance:
1184
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1184

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