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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Frankfurt and Detroit is 6 hours. Detroit is 6 hours behind Frankfurt.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 477 kg (1 051 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Frankfurt (FRA) → Detroit (DTW).