Map of flight path from Detroit to Shanghai.
Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG).
How far is Shanghai from Detroit?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Detroit and Shanghai. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 7136.547 miles
- 11485.159 kilometers
- 6201.490 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
- 7122.072 miles
- 11461.863 kilometers
- 6188.911 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 Shanghai is 12 hours. Shanghai is 12 hours ahead of Detroit.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 874 kg (1 927 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Detroit (DTW) → Shanghai (PVG).