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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Flight distance from Detroit to Birmingham (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 625 miles / 1005 kilometers / 543 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Birmingham (BHM) is 710 miles / 1143 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

How far is Birmingham from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 624.676 miles
  • 1005.318 kilometers
  • 542.828 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
  • 625.573 miles
  • 1006.762 kilometers
  • 543.608 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 Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Detroit and Birmingham is 1 hour. Birmingham is 1 hour behind Detroit.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Birmingham, AL

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 116 kg (255 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Birmingham (BHM).

Distance:
625
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
625

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