How far is Los Angeles from Detroit?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Detroit and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1978.781 miles
- 3184.540 kilometers
- 1719.514 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
- 1974.744 miles
- 3178.042 kilometers
- 1716.006 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).
Estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 4 hours 14 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Detroit and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Detroit.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 219 kg (482 pounds).
Detroit to Los Angeles flight path
Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Detroit (DTW) → Los Angeles (LAX).