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Distance between Saginaw, MI (MBS) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Saginaw to Detroit (Saginaw MBS International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 98 miles / 158 kilometers / 85 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Saginaw (MBS) to Detroit (DTW) is 132 miles / 212 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 21 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Saginaw to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between Saginaw MBS International Airport (MBS) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Saginaw?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 98.325 miles
  • 158.239 kilometers
  • 85.442 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
  • 98.368 miles
  • 158.309 kilometers
  • 85.480 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 Saginaw MBS International Airport
City: Saginaw, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MBS
ICAO Code: KMBS
Coordinates: 43°31′58″N, 84°4′46″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

There is no time difference between Saginaw and Detroit.

Time Difference

Saginaw, MI

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 39 kg (85 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Saginaw (MBS) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
98
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
98

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