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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and São Paulo (CGH)

Flight distance from Detroit to São Paulo (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – São Paulo–Congonhas Airport) is 5100 miles / 8208 kilometers / 4432 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 9 minutes.

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).

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 São Paulo–Congonhas Airport
City: São Paulo
Country: Brazil Flag of Brazil
IATA Code: CGH
ICAO Code: SBSP
Coordinates: 23°37′33″S, 46°39′22″W

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.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EST

São Paulo

 -03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 597 kg (1 316 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → São Paulo (CGH).

Distance:
5100
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5100

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