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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Charlotte, NC (CLT)

Flight distance from Detroit to Charlotte (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Charlotte Douglas International Airport) is 500 miles / 805 kilometers / 434 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Charlotte (CLT) is 619 miles / 996 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 13 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

How far is Charlotte from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 499.943 miles
  • 804.580 kilometers
  • 434.439 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
  • 500.637 miles
  • 805.697 kilometers
  • 435.042 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 Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CLT
ICAO Code: KCLT
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N, 80°56′35″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and Charlotte.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Charlotte, NC

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (217 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Charlotte (CLT).

Distance:
500
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
500

Round trip?