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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Lubbock, TX (LBB)

Flight distance from Detroit to Lubbock (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport) is 1165 miles / 1875 kilometers / 1012 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Lubbock (LBB) is 1348 miles / 2170 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 17 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB).

How far is Lubbock from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1164.787 miles
  • 1874.544 kilometers
  • 1012.173 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
  • 1163.264 miles
  • 1872.092 kilometers
  • 1010.849 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 Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport
City: Lubbock, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LBB
ICAO Code: KLBB
Coordinates: 33°39′48″N, 101°49′22″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Lubbock, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (353 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Lubbock (LBB).

Distance:
1165
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1165

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