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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Detroit and Beijing is 13 hours. Beijing is 13 hours ahead of Detroit.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 806 kg (1 778 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Detroit (DTW) → Beijing (NAY).