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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Friedrichshafen (FDH)

Distance from San Francisco to Friedrichshafen (San Francisco International Airport – Friedrichshafen Airport) is 5856 miles / 9424 kilometers / 5089 nautical miles.

How far is Friedrichshafen from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5855.747 miles
  • 9423.911 kilometers
  • 5088.505 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
  • 5841.132 miles
  • 9400.391 kilometers
  • 5075.805 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 San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is 11 hours 35 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Friedrichshafen is 9 hours. Friedrichshafen is 9 hours ahead of San Francisco.

Time Difference

San Francisco
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San Francisco, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 706 kg (1 556 pounds).

Airport information


A San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

B Friedrichshafen Airport
City: Friedrichshafen
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FDH
ICAO Code: EDNY
Coordinates: 47°40′16″N, 9°30′41″E

San Francisco to Friedrichshafen flight path

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Friedrichshafen (FDH).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5856

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