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Distance between San Antonio, TX (SAT) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from San Antonio to Detroit (San Antonio International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 1214 miles / 1954 kilometers / 1055 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 47 minutes.

Driving distance from San Antonio (SAT) to Detroit (DTW) is 1425 miles / 2293 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 43 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Antonio to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between San Antonio International Airport (SAT) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from San Antonio?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1214.353 miles
  • 1954.312 kilometers
  • 1055.244 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
  • 1214.377 miles
  • 1954.350 kilometers
  • 1055.265 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 San Antonio International Airport
City: San Antonio, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAT
ICAO Code: KSAT
Coordinates: 29°32′1″N, 98°28′11″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

The time difference between San Antonio and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of San Antonio.

Time Difference

San Antonio, TX

 CDT

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (357 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Antonio (SAT) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
1214
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1214

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