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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Shanghai (PVG)

Distance from Detroit to Shanghai (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Shanghai Pudong International Airport) is 7137 miles / 11485 kilometers / 6201 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) is 14 hours 0 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Detroit and Shanghai is 12 hours. Shanghai is 12 hours ahead of Detroit.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 884 kg (1 948 pounds).

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 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
City: Shanghai
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PVG
ICAO Code: ZSPD
Coordinates: 31°8′36″N, 121°48′18″E

Detroit to Shanghai flight path

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Shanghai (PVG).

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Air miles:
7137
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
7137

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