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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Scottsbluff, NE (BFF)

Flight distance from Detroit to Scottsbluff (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Western Nebraska Regional Airport) is 1039 miles / 1672 kilometers / 903 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 28 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Scottsbluff (BFF) is 1163 miles / 1871 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 4 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Western Nebraska Regional Airport (BFF).

How far is Scottsbluff from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1039.219 miles
  • 1672.460 kilometers
  • 903.056 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
  • 1036.500 miles
  • 1668.085 kilometers
  • 900.694 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 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

B Western Nebraska Regional Airport
City: Scottsbluff, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFF
ICAO Code: KBFF
Coordinates: 41°52′26″N, 103°35′45″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Detroit and Scottsbluff is 2 hours. Scottsbluff is 2 hours behind Detroit.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Scottsbluff, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 153 kg (338 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Scottsbluff (BFF).

Distance:
1039
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1039

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