Air Miles Calculator logo

Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and London (LHR)

Flight distance from Detroit to London (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – London Heathrow Airport) is 3766 miles / 6061 kilometers / 3273 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 37 minutes.

Detroit – London

Distance arrow
3766
Miles
Distance arrow
6061
Kilometers
Distance arrow
3273
Nautical miles

How far is London from Detroit?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3766.367 miles
  • 6061.380 kilometers
  • 3272.884 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
  • 3755.878 miles
  • 6044.499 kilometers
  • 3263.768 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to London Heathrow Airport is 7 hours 37 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Detroit and London is 5 hours. London is 5 hours ahead of Detroit.
Detroit time to London time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Detroit to London generates about 427 kg of CO2 per passenger, 427 kilograms is equal to 942 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Detroit to London

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

Airlines flying from Detroit (DTW) to London (LHR)

Air France
Delta Air Lines
KLM
Virgin Atlantic Airways