# 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
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

City: Saranac Lake, NY
Country: 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.

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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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