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).
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 596 kg (1 314 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Detroit (DTW) → São Paulo (GRU).