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DCA to DTW Route Map

Washington, DC to Detroit Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

Distance:
404.65 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from DCA to DTW

Airline Carrier

Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines
US Airways
US Airways

Aircraft

Airbus A320-100/200
Boeing 757 all pax models
Canadair Regional Jet
Embraer RJ135 / RJ140 / RJ145

DCA - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airlines

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DTW - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airlines

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Washington, DC to Detroit (DCA to DTW)

  • The average flight time from Washington, DC to Detroit, MI takes about 71 minutes.
  • In 2009, there were 7 airline companies operating between Washington and Detroit.
  • Northwest Airlines operated flights from DCA to DTW using 6 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • The newest aircraft servicing DCA to DTW in 2009 was Midwest Airlines' EMB-170 from Embraer. The EMB-170 started flying in 2004.
  • Northwest Airlink, US Airways, Northwest Airlines operate the shortest flights from Washington to Detroit.
  • There were 280,775 passengers that flew from Washington to Detroit in 2009.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Washington and Detroit from Northwest Airlines is the B757-2 built by Boeing with 182 seats.
  • Northwest Airlines offers the shortest flight times from Washington to Detroit.
  • 405,036 seats were available on flights from DCA to DTW in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 280,775 passengers flew on all flights from DCA to DTW that year.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Washington to Detroit in 2009 was 70.75%.
  • The shortest flight between DCA and DTW takes about 69 minutes.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from DCA to DTW for Air Wisconsin is the CRJ-2/4 built by Canadair with 50 seats.
  • Northwest Airlines, Air Wisconsin, Midwest Airlines, Republic Airlines, Chautauqua Airlines, US Airways, Northwest Airlink offer flights from Washington, DC to Detroit, MI.
  • Flight #7205, operated by Northwest Airlines, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 60 minutes average delay between flights from Washington to Detroit.
  • The shortest flight distance between Washington and Detroit is 405 miles.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Washington, DC to Detroit, MI in 2009 was Northwest Airlines' B757-2 from Boeing which started flying in 1990.
  • Northwest Airlines carried a total of 244,543 passengers from DCA to DTW in 2009.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)