Map of flight path from Detroit to São Paulo.
Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and São Paulo–Congonhas Airport (CGH).
How far is São Paulo from Detroit?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Detroit and São Paulo. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5100.320 miles
- 8208.169 kilometers
- 4432.057 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
- 5116.277 miles
- 8233.849 kilometers
- 4445.923 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Detroit and São Paulo is 2 hours. São Paulo is 2 hours ahead of Detroit.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 597 kg (1 316 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Detroit (DTW) → São Paulo (CGH).