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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 Flag of 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 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 Dallas and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of Dallas.

Time Difference

Dallas, TX

 CDT

Detroit, MI

 EDT

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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