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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Albany, NY (ALB)

Flight distance from Detroit to Albany (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Albany International Airport) is 489 miles / 787 kilometers / 425 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Albany (ALB) is 569 miles / 915 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 37 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Albany.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Albany International Airport (ALB).

How far is Albany from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 489.153 miles
  • 787.215 kilometers
  • 425.062 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
  • 487.870 miles
  • 785.150 kilometers
  • 423.947 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 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

B Albany International Airport
City: Albany, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALB
ICAO Code: KALB
Coordinates: 42°44′53″N, 73°48′6″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and Albany.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

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Albany, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (214 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Albany (ALB).

Distance:
489
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
489

Round trip?