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

Distance from New York to Detroit (LaGuardia Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 502 miles / 807 kilometers / 436 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)
  • 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between New York and Detroit.

Time Difference

New York
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New York, NY

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (219 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

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 (LGA) → Detroit (DTW).

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Air miles:
502
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
502

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