# Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and New York, NY (JFK)

Flight distance from Detroit to New York (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 509 miles / 819 kilometers / 442 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to New York (JFK) is 618 miles / 995 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 48 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to New York.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

## How far is New York from Detroit?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Detroit and New York. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 508.715 miles
• 818.697 kilometers
• 442.061 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
• 507.489 miles
• 816.724 kilometers
• 440.996 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
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

B New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and New York.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 100 kg (220 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → New York (JFK).

Distance:
509
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
509

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