# 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
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
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.

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## 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:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1002

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