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Distance between Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Pittsburgh to Detroit (Pittsburgh International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 201 miles / 324 kilometers / 175 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Detroit (DTW) is 263 miles / 423 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Pittsburgh?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 201.059 miles
  • 323.573 kilometers
  • 174.715 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
  • 200.806 miles
  • 323.167 kilometers
  • 174.496 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 Pittsburgh International Airport
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIT
ICAO Code: KPIT
Coordinates: 40°29′29″N, 80°13′58″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 Pittsburgh and Detroit.

Time Difference

Pittsburgh, PA

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 55 kg (120 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Pittsburgh (PIT) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
201
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
201

Round trip?