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

Distance from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport is 1927 miles / 3101 kilometers / 1675 nautical miles.

Calculations with different 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is 4 hours 8 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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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 Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

Map

Flight map from Detroit to Seattle.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Seattle (SEA).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1927

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