# Distance between Ottawa (YOW) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Ottawa to Detroit (Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 440 miles / 708 kilometers / 382 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Ottawa (YOW) to Detroit (DTW) is 525 miles / 845 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 0 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Ottawa to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport (YOW) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

## How far is Detroit from Ottawa?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 440.078 miles
• 708.237 kilometers
• 382.417 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
• 439.249 miles
• 706.903 kilometers
• 381.697 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 Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport
City: Ottawa
IATA Code: YOW
ICAO Code: CYOW
Coordinates: 45°19′20″N, 75°40′9″W

B Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Ottawa and Detroit.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 90 kg (198 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Ottawa (YOW) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
440
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
440

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