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Distance between Buffalo, NY (BUF) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Distance from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Detroit Metropolitan Airport is 241 miles / 388 kilometers / 209 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 241.008 miles
  • 387.866 kilometers
  • 209.431 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
  • 240.408 miles
  • 386.900 kilometers
  • 208.909 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is 57 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buffalo and Detroit.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W

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

Map

Flight map from Buffalo to Detroit.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buffalo (BUF) → Detroit (DTW).

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Air miles:
241
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
241

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