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Distance between Denver, CO (DEN) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Denver to Detroit (Denver International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 1123 miles / 1807 kilometers / 976 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Denver (DEN) to Detroit (DTW) is 1238 miles / 1992 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Denver?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1122.680 miles
  • 1806.779 kilometers
  • 975.583 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
  • 1119.897 miles
  • 1802.299 kilometers
  • 973.164 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 Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″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 Denver and Detroit is 2 hours. Detroit is 2 hours ahead of Denver.

Time Difference

Denver, CO

 MDT

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (348 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Denver (DEN) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
1123
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1123

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