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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to San Jose (Frankfurt Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 5702 miles / 9177 kilometers / 4955 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 17 minutes.

Map of flight path from Frankfurt to San Jose.

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

How far is San Jose from Frankfurt?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5702.235 miles
  • 9176.857 kilometers
  • 4955.106 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
  • 5687.808 miles
  • 9153.639 kilometers
  • 4942.570 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 Jose International Airport
City: San Jose, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SJC
ICAO Code: KSJC
Coordinates: 37°21′45″N, 121°55′44″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CET

San Jose, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 677 kg (1 492 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
5702
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5702

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