# 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
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
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.

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## 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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