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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Memphis, TN (MEM)

Flight distance from Detroit to Memphis (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Memphis International Airport) is 610 miles / 982 kilometers / 530 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Memphis (MEM) is 726 miles / 1169 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 45 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Memphis International Airport (MEM).

How far is Memphis from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 610.317 miles
  • 982.209 kilometers
  • 530.351 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
  • 610.484 miles
  • 982.478 kilometers
  • 530.496 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 Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Memphis, TN

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 114 kg (251 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Memphis (MEM).

Distance:
610
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
610

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