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

Flight distance from New York to Detroit (New York LaGuardia Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 502 miles / 807 kilometers / 436 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Detroit (DTW) is 610 miles / 982 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 27 minutes.

New York – Detroit

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502
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807
Kilometers
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436
Nautical miles

How far is Detroit from New York?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 501.511 miles
  • 807.104 kilometers
  • 435.802 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
  • 500.288 miles
  • 805.136 kilometers
  • 434.739 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).

How long does it take to fly from New York to Detroit?

Estimated flight time from New York LaGuardia Airport to Detroit Metropolitan Airport is 1 hour 26 minutes.

What is the time difference between New York and Detroit?

There is no time difference between New York and Detroit.

Flight carbon footprint between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW)

On average flying from New York to Detroit generates about 99 kg of CO2 per passenger, 99 kilograms is equal to 218 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Detroit

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

Airport information

Origin New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from New York (LGA) to Detroit (DTW)

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