What is Flag Drape?

Flag drape is the distance a flag hangs down when there is little wind. This is an important consideration especially on flagpoles with oversize flags or when flying multiple flags. Thomas J. D'Amico – President, American Flags Express

flag drape calculator

 

      
 
FLAG SIZE
HOIST in
INCHES
FLY in
INCHES
DRAPE in
INCHES
DRAPE in
FEET
 
4" x 6" 4 6 7.21 0.60
 
8" x 12" 8 12 14.42 1.20
 
12" x 18" 12 18 21.63 1.80
 
24" x 36" 24 36 43.27 3.61
 
2' x 3' 24 36 43.27 3.61
 
3' x 5' 36 60 69.97 5.83
 
4' x 6' 48 72 86.53 7.21
 
5' x 8' 60 96 113.21 9.43
 
6' x 10' 72 120 139.94 11.66
 
8' x 12' 96 144 173.07 14.42
 
10' x 15' 120 180 216.33 18.03
 
12' x 18' 144 216 259.6 21.63
 
15' x 25' 180 300 349.86 29.15
 
20' x 30' 124 360 380.76 31.73
 
20' x 38' 124 456 472.56 39.38
 
25' x 40' 300 480 566.04 47.17
 
30' x 50' 360 600 699.71 58.31
 
30' x 60' 360 720 804.98 67.08
 
40' x 80' 480 960 1073.31 89.44
 
50' x 80' 600 960 1132.08 94.34