Map of flight path from Shanghai to Detroit.
Shortest flight path between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).
How far is Detroit from Shanghai?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Shanghai and Detroit. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 7136.547 miles
- 11485.159 kilometers
- 6201.490 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
- 7122.072 miles
- 11461.863 kilometers
- 6188.911 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 Shanghai and Detroit is 12 hours. Detroit is 12 hours behind Shanghai.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 874 kg (1 927 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Shanghai (PVG) → Detroit (DTW).