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

Flight distance from London to Detroit (London Heathrow Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 3766 miles / 6061 kilometers / 3273 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 37 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

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).

Airport information


A London 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

London

 BST

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 433 kg (956 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
3766
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3766

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