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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Frankfurt and Istanbul is 1 hour. Istanbul is 1 hour ahead of Frankfurt.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (354 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Frankfurt (FRA) → Istanbul (SAW).