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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Liberal, KS (LBL)

Flight distance from Detroit to Liberal (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport) is 1002 miles / 1613 kilometers / 871 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Liberal (LBL) is 1155 miles / 1858 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 24 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport (LBL).

How far is Liberal from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1002.345 miles
  • 1613.118 kilometers
  • 871.014 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
  • 1000.368 miles
  • 1609.937 kilometers
  • 869.296 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 Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport
City: Liberal, KS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LBL
ICAO Code: KLBL
Coordinates: 37°2′39″N, 100°57′35″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EST

Liberal, KS

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 151 kg (333 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Liberal (LBL).

Distance:
1002
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1002

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