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Philadelphia to Detroit Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Philadelphia Intl. to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

Distance:
452.37 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from PHL to DTW

Airline Carrier Aircraft
Delta Air Lines Airbus A320-100/200
Delta Air Lines Boeing 737-800 (winglets) pax
Delta Air Lines McDonnell Douglas MD88
United Airlines Airbus A319
US Airways Airbus A319

Interesting Facts About Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit (PHL to DTW)

  • There were 304,695 passengers that flew from Philadelphia to Detroit in 2009.
  • Northwest Airlines, Air Wisconsin, US Airways, Northwest Airlink, Republic Airlines, Midwest Airlines, Compass Airlines, Comair, JetBlue Airways offer flights from Philadelphia, PA to Detroit, MI.
  • The shortest flight between PHL and DTW takes about 73 minutes.
  • Northwest Airlines operated flights from PHL to DTW using 6 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • The newest aircraft servicing PHL to DTW in 2009 was US Airways' EMB-190 from Embraer. The EMB-190 started flying in 2005.
  • Flight #1608, operated by US Airways, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 22 minutes average delay between flights from Philadelphia to Detroit.
  • 408,600 seats were available on flights from PHL to DTW in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 304,695 passengers flew on all flights from PHL to DTW that year.
  • US Airways offers the shortest flight times from Philadelphia to Detroit.
  • The average flight time from Philadelphia, PA to Detroit, MI takes about 75 minutes.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from PHL to DTW for Air Wisconsin is the CRJ-2/4 built by Canadair with 50 seats.
  • Northwest Airlink, US Airways, Comair, Northwest Airlines operate the shortest flights from Philadelphia to Detroit.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Philadelphia, PA to Detroit, MI in 2009 was Comair's RJ-700 from Canadair which started flying in 1990.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Philadelphia and Detroit from US Airways is the A321 built by Airbus Industrie with 183 seats.
  • In 2009, there were 9 airline companies operating between Philadelphia and Detroit.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Philadelphia to Detroit in 2009 was 74.59%.
  • The shortest flight distance between Philadelphia and Detroit is 453 miles.
  • Northwest Airlines carried a total of 142,272 passengers from PHL to DTW in 2009.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)

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