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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Distance from San Diego International Airport to Detroit Metropolitan Airport is 1956 miles / 3148 kilometers / 1700 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1956.139 miles
  • 3148.101 kilometers
  • 1699.839 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
  • 1952.464 miles
  • 3142.186 kilometers
  • 1696.645 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Diego International Airport (SAN) to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is 4 hours 12 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Detroit is 3 hours. Detroit is 3 hours ahead of San Diego.

Time Difference

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San Diego, CA

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Detroit, MI

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Airport information


A San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″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

Flight map from San Diego to Detroit.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Detroit (DTW).

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In total

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