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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Ottawa and Detroit.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 90 kg (198 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Ottawa (YOW) → Detroit (DTW).