Map of flight path from Chicago to Frankfurt.
Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Frankfurt Airport (FRA).
How far is Frankfurt from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Frankfurt. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 4342.881 miles
- 6989.189 kilometers
- 3773.860 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
- 4330.879 miles
- 6969.874 kilometers
- 3763.431 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 Chicago and Frankfurt is 7 hours. Frankfurt is 7 hours ahead of Chicago.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 506 kg (1 116 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (ORD) → Frankfurt (FRA).