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Distance between Pellston, MI (PLN) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Pellston to Detroit (Pellston Regional Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 243 miles / 391 kilometers / 211 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Pellston (PLN) to Detroit (DTW) is 288 miles / 464 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 1 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Pellston Regional Airport (PLN) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Pellston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 242.801 miles
  • 390.750 kilometers
  • 210.988 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
  • 242.912 miles
  • 390.929 kilometers
  • 211.085 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 Pellston Regional Airport
City: Pellston, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PLN
ICAO Code: KPLN
Coordinates: 45°34′15″N, 84°47′48″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 Pellston and Detroit.

Time Difference

Pellston, MI

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 59 kg (129 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Pellston (PLN) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
243
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
243

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