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Distance between Atlanta, GA (ATL) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Atlanta to Detroit (Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 594 miles / 957 kilometers / 516 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Atlanta (ATL) to Detroit (DTW) is 705 miles / 1135 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Atlanta to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Atlanta?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 594.353 miles
  • 956.518 kilometers
  • 516.479 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
  • 595.397 miles
  • 958.199 kilometers
  • 517.386 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 Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″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

There is no time difference between Atlanta and Detroit.

Time Difference

Atlanta, GA

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 112 kg (247 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Atlanta (ATL) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
594
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
594

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