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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between London and Detroit is 5 hours. Detroit is 5 hours behind London.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 433 kg (956 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
London (LHR) → Detroit (DTW).