# Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Seattle, WA (SEA)

Flight distance from Detroit to Seattle (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 1927 miles / 3101 kilometers / 1675 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Seattle (SEA) is 2314 miles / 3724 kilometers and travel time by car is about 41 hours 13 minutes.

1927
Miles
3101
Kilometers
1675
Nautical miles
4 h 8 min
211 kg

## How far is Seattle from Detroit?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1927.032 miles
• 3101.257 kilometers
• 1674.545 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
• 1921.908 miles
• 3093.012 kilometers
• 1670.093 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 to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport is 4 hours 8 minutes.

## Time difference

The time difference between Detroit and Seattle is 3 hours. Seattle is 3 hours behind Detroit.
Detroit time to Seattle time converter

## Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Detroit to Seattle generates about 211 kg of CO2 per passenger, 211 kilograms is equal to 465 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Seattle

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

## Airport information

Origin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W
Destination Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W