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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Detroit and Kansas City is 1 hour. Kansas City is 1 hour behind Detroit.
Kansas City, MO
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 116 kg (256 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Detroit (DTW) → Kansas City (MCI).