# Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Kansas City, MO (MCI)

Flight distance from Detroit to Kansas City (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Kansas City International Airport) is 629 miles / 1012 kilometers / 546 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Kansas City (MCI) is 747 miles / 1202 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 16 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Kansas City.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Kansas City International Airport (MCI).

## How far is Kansas City from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 628.535 miles
• 1011.530 kilometers
• 546.182 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
• 627.186 miles
• 1009.357 kilometers
• 545.009 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 Kansas City International Airport
City: Kansas City, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: MCI
ICAO Code: KMCI
Coordinates: 39°17′51″N, 94°42′50″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Detroit and Kansas City is 1 hour. Kansas City is 1 hour behind Detroit.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 116 kg (256 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Kansas City (MCI).

Distance:
629
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
629

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