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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Lansing, MI (LAN)

Flight distance from Detroit to Lansing (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Capital Region International Airport) is 74 miles / 119 kilometers / 64 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Lansing (LAN) is 93 miles / 149 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Capital Region International Airport (LAN).

How far is Lansing from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 74.167 miles
  • 119.361 kilometers
  • 64.450 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
  • 74.047 miles
  • 119.167 kilometers
  • 64.345 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 Capital Region International Airport
City: Lansing, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAN
ICAO Code: KLAN
Coordinates: 42°46′43″N, 84°35′14″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and Lansing.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Lansing, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 35 kg (78 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Lansing (LAN).

Distance:
74
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
74

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