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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Beijing (NAY)

Flight distance from Detroit to Beijing (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Beijing Nanyuan Airport) is 6654 miles / 10708 kilometers / 5782 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 13 hours 5 minutes.

Map of flight path from Detroit to Beijing.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Beijing Nanyuan Airport (NAY).

How far is Beijing from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 6653.807 miles
  • 10708.265 kilometers
  • 5782.000 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
  • 6638.044 miles
  • 10682.897 kilometers
  • 5768.303 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 Beijing Nanyuan Airport
City: Beijing
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: NAY
ICAO Code: ZBNY
Coordinates: 39°46′58″N, 116°23′16″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Detroit and Beijing is 13 hours. Beijing is 13 hours ahead of Detroit.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EST

Beijing

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 806 kg (1 778 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Beijing (NAY).

Distance:
6654
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6654

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