# Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Seattle to Detroit (Seattle Boeing Field – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 1926 miles / 3100 kilometers / 1674 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Detroit (DTW) is 2367 miles / 3810 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 hours 44 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

## How far is Detroit from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and Detroit. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1926.348 miles
• 3100.157 kilometers
• 1673.951 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
• 1921.230 miles
• 3091.919 kilometers
• 1669.503 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 Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W

B Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Detroit is 3 hours. Detroit is 3 hours ahead of Seattle.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 211 kg (464 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
1926
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1926

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