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

Flight distance from Detroit to São Paulo (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport) is 5094 miles / 8198 kilometers / 4427 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 8 minutes.

Map of flight path from Detroit to São Paulo.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport (GRU).

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)
  • 5094.091 miles
  • 8198.145 kilometers
  • 4426.644 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
  • 5109.955 miles
  • 8223.675 kilometers
  • 4440.429 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–Guarulhos International Airport
City: São Paulo
Country: Brazil Flag of Brazil
IATA Code: GRU
ICAO Code: SBGR
Coordinates: 23°26′8″S, 46°28′23″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Detroit and São Paulo is 1 hour. São Paulo is 1 hour ahead of Detroit.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

São Paulo

 -03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 596 kg (1 314 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → São Paulo (GRU).

Distance:
5094
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5094

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