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Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Distance from New York to Detroit (John F. Kennedy International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 509 miles / 819 kilometers / 442 nautical miles.

How far is Detroit from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 508.715 miles
  • 818.697 kilometers
  • 442.061 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
  • 507.489 miles
  • 816.724 kilometers
  • 440.996 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is 1 hour 27 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between New York and Detroit.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 93 kg (204 pounds).

Airport information


A John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

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

Map

New York to Detroit flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → Detroit (DTW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
509

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