# Distance between Dallas, TX (DFW) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Dallas to Detroit (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 986 miles / 1587 kilometers / 857 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DFW) to Detroit (DTW) is 1174 miles / 1890 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 28 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Dallas to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

## How far is Detroit from Dallas?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 986.314 miles
• 1587.319 kilometers
• 857.084 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
• 985.756 miles
• 1586.421 kilometers
• 856.599 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 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: DFW
ICAO Code: KDFW
Coordinates: 32°53′48″N, 97°2′16″W

B Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: 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 Dallas and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of Dallas.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (330 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Dallas (DFW) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
986
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
986

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