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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Dallas, TX (DAL)

Flight distance from Detroit to Dallas (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Dallas Love Field) is 981 miles / 1579 kilometers / 853 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Dallas (DAL) is 1135 miles / 1827 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Dallas Love Field (DAL).

How far is Dallas from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 981.044 miles
  • 1578.838 kilometers
  • 852.504 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
  • 980.530 miles
  • 1578.010 kilometers
  • 852.057 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 Dallas Love Field
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DAL
ICAO Code: KDAL
Coordinates: 32°50′49″N, 96°51′6″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EST

Dallas, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (330 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Dallas (DAL).

Distance:
981
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
981

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