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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Distance from Philadelphia to Detroit (Philadelphia International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 453 miles / 730 kilometers / 394 nautical miles.

How far is Detroit from Philadelphia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 453.331 miles
  • 729.566 kilometers
  • 393.934 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
  • 452.391 miles
  • 728.053 kilometers
  • 393.117 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 Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is 1 hour 21 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Philadelphia and Detroit.

Time Difference

Philadelphia
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Philadelphia, PA

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 92 kg (203 pounds).

Airport information


A Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″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

Philadelphia to Detroit flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Philadelphia (PHL) → Detroit (DTW).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
453

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