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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Saginaw, MI (MBS)

Flight distance from Detroit to Saginaw (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Saginaw MBS International Airport) is 98 miles / 158 kilometers / 85 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Saginaw (MBS) is 132 miles / 212 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 20 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Saginaw.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Saginaw MBS International Airport (MBS).

How far is Saginaw from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 98.325 miles
  • 158.239 kilometers
  • 85.442 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
  • 98.368 miles
  • 158.309 kilometers
  • 85.480 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

B Saginaw MBS International Airport
City: Saginaw, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MBS
ICAO Code: KMBS
Coordinates: 43°31′58″N, 84°4′46″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and Saginaw.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

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Saginaw, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 39 kg (87 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Saginaw (MBS).

Distance:
98
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
98

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