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How far is New York, NY, from Detroit, MI?

The distance between Detroit (Detroit Metropolitan Airport) and New York (New York LaGuardia Airport) is 502 miles / 807 kilometers / 436 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to New York (LGA) is 613 miles / 986 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 27 minutes.

Detroit Metropolitan Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport

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436
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Distance from Detroit to New York

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Detroit to New York. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 501.511 miles
  • 807.104 kilometers
  • 435.802 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 500.288 miles
  • 805.136 kilometers
  • 434.739 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).

How long does it take to fly from Detroit to New York?

The estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to New York LaGuardia Airport is 1 hour and 26 minutes.

What is the time difference between Detroit and New York?

There is no time difference between Detroit and New York.

Flight carbon footprint between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

On average, flying from Detroit to New York generates about 99 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 99 kilograms equals 218 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

Airlines flying from Detroit (DTW) to New York (LGA)

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