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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Frankfurt (FRA)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Frankfurt (Washington Dulles International Airport – Frankfurt Airport) is 4080 miles / 6566 kilometers / 3546 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 13 minutes.

Washington D.C. – Frankfurt

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How far is Frankfurt from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4080.134 miles
  • 6566.338 kilometers
  • 3545.539 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
  • 4069.478 miles
  • 6549.190 kilometers
  • 3536.280 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Washington Dulles International Airport to Frankfurt Airport is 8 hours 13 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Frankfurt is 6 hours. Frankfurt is 6 hours ahead of Washington D.C..
Washington D.C. time to Frankfurt time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Washington D.C. to Frankfurt generates about 466 kg of CO2 per passenger, 466 kilograms is equal to 1 028 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Washington D.C. to Frankfurt

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Frankfurt Airport (FRA).

Airport information

Origin Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W
Destination Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E

Airlines flying from Washington D.C. (IAD) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Lufthansa
United Airlines