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).
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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between New York and Detroit.
New York, NY
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (218 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
New York (LGA) → Detroit (DTW).