How far is San Diego from Detroit?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Detroit and San Diego. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1956.139 miles
- 3148.101 kilometers
- 1699.839 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
- 1952.464 miles
- 3142.186 kilometers
- 1696.645 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).
Estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) to San Diego International Airport (SAN) is 4 hours 12 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Detroit and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind Detroit.
San Diego, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 224 kg (494 pounds).
Detroit to San Diego flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Detroit (DTW) → San Diego (SAN).