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

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

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Seattle (BFI) is 2312 miles / 3720 kilometers and travel time by car is about 41 hours 9 minutes.

Detroit – Seattle

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1926
Miles
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3100
Kilometers
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1674
Nautical miles

How far is Seattle from Detroit?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to Seattle Boeing Field is 4 hours 8 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Detroit and Seattle is 3 hours. Seattle is 3 hours behind Detroit.
Detroit time to Seattle time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Detroit to Seattle generates about 211 kg of CO2 per passenger, 211 kilograms is equal to 464 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Seattle

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W