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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Detroit (Frankfurt Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 4161 miles / 6697 kilometers / 3616 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 22 minutes.

Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Frankfurt?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4161.068 miles
  • 6696.590 kilometers
  • 3615.869 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
  • 4149.525 miles
  • 6678.013 kilometers
  • 3605.838 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 Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Frankfurt and Detroit is 6 hours. Detroit is 6 hours behind Frankfurt.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CEST

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 477 kg (1 051 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
4161
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4161

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