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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Frankfurt (FRA)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Frankfurt (Los Angeles International Airport – Frankfurt Airport) is 5806 miles / 9343 kilometers / 5045 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 29 minutes.

Map of flight path from Los Angeles to Frankfurt.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Frankfurt Airport (FRA).

How far is Frankfurt from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5805.732 miles
  • 9343.419 kilometers
  • 5045.043 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
  • 5791.966 miles
  • 9321.266 kilometers
  • 5033.081 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Frankfurt is 9 hours. Frankfurt is 9 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PDT

Frankfurt

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 690 kg (1 522 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Frankfurt (FRA).

Distance:
5806
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5806

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