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Distance between Shanghai (PVG) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Shanghai to Detroit (Shanghai Pudong International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 7137 miles / 11485 kilometers / 6201 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 14 hours 0 minutes.

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).

Airport information


A Shanghai Pudong International Airport
City: Shanghai
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PVG
ICAO Code: ZSPD
Coordinates: 31°8′36″N, 121°48′18″E

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

The time difference between Shanghai and Detroit is 12 hours. Detroit is 12 hours behind Shanghai.

Time Difference

Shanghai

 CST

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 874 kg (1 927 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shanghai (PVG) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
7137
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
7137

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