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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Saranac Lake, NY (SLK)

Flight distance from Detroit to Saranac Lake (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Adirondack Regional Airport) is 485 miles / 780 kilometers / 421 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Saranac Lake (SLK) is 574 miles / 924 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 33 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Saranac Lake.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Adirondack Regional Airport (SLK).

How far is Saranac Lake from Detroit?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Detroit and Saranac Lake. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 484.675 miles
  • 780.009 kilometers
  • 421.171 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
  • 483.536 miles
  • 778.176 kilometers
  • 420.182 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).

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 Adirondack Regional Airport
City: Saranac Lake, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLK
ICAO Code: KSLK
Coordinates: 44°23′7″N, 74°12′22″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and Saranac Lake.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Saranac Lake, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (212 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Saranac Lake (SLK).

Distance:
485
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
485

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