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Distance between Raleigh, NC (RDU) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Distance from Raleigh to Detroit (Raleigh–Durham International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 501 miles / 806 kilometers / 435 nautical miles.

How far is Detroit from Raleigh?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 501.090 miles
  • 806.425 kilometers
  • 435.435 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
  • 501.410 miles
  • 806.941 kilometers
  • 435.713 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Raleigh and Detroit.

Time Difference

Raleigh
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Raleigh, NC

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (219 pounds).

Airport information


A Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″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

Raleigh to Detroit flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Raleigh (RDU) → Detroit (DTW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
501

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