Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Shanghai.
Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA).
How far is Shanghai from Frankfurt?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Frankfurt and Shanghai. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5497.810 miles
- 8847.867 kilometers
- 4777.466 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
- 5485.525 miles
- 8828.097 kilometers
- 4766.791 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 Shanghai is 6 hours. Shanghai is 6 hours ahead of Frankfurt.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 649 kg (1 431 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Frankfurt (FRA) → Shanghai (SHA).