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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)

Flight distance from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport) is 1127 miles / 1814 kilometers / 980 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) is 1338 miles / 2154 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 22 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL).

How far is Fort Lauderdale from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1127.256 miles
  • 1814.143 kilometers
  • 979.559 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
  • 1129.839 miles
  • 1818.300 kilometers
  • 981.803 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 Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport
City: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FLL
ICAO Code: KFLL
Coordinates: 26°4′21″N, 80°9′9″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and Fort Lauderdale.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (349 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Fort Lauderdale (FLL).

Distance:
1127
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1127

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