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Distance between London (LHR) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Distance from London to Detroit (Heathrow Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 3766 miles / 6061 kilometers / 3273 nautical miles.

How far is Detroit from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3766.367 miles
  • 6061.380 kilometers
  • 3272.884 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
  • 3755.878 miles
  • 6044.499 kilometers
  • 3263.768 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 Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is 7 hours 37 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Detroit is 5 hours. Detroit is 5 hours behind London.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 456 kg (1 005 pounds).

Airport information


A Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″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

London to Detroit flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Detroit (DTW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3766

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