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

Flight distance from Detroit to New York (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport) is 502 miles / 807 kilometers / 436 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to New York (LGA) is 611 miles / 984 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 42 minutes.

## 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).

## 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)
• 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 earth.

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).

## 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 LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″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 99 kg (218 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → New York (LGA).

Distance:
502
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
502

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