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Distance between Nashville, TN (BNA) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Nashville to Detroit (Nashville International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 456 miles / 734 kilometers / 396 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Nashville (BNA) to Detroit (DTW) is 523 miles / 841 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Nashville International Airport (BNA) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Nashville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 456.240 miles
  • 734.248 kilometers
  • 396.462 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
  • 456.684 miles
  • 734.961 kilometers
  • 396.847 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 Nashville International Airport
City: Nashville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BNA
ICAO Code: KBNA
Coordinates: 36°7′28″N, 86°40′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

The time difference between Nashville and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of Nashville.

Time Difference

Nashville, TN

 CDT

Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 92 kg (203 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Nashville (BNA) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
456
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
456

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