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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Milwaukee, WI (MKE)

Flight distance from Detroit to Milwaukee (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport) is 237 miles / 382 kilometers / 206 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Milwaukee (MKE) is 285 miles / 458 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 58 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE).

How far is Milwaukee from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 237.206 miles
  • 381.746 kilometers
  • 206.126 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
  • 236.617 miles
  • 380.798 kilometers
  • 205.615 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 Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport
City: Milwaukee, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKE
ICAO Code: KMKE
Coordinates: 42°56′49″N, 87°53′47″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Milwaukee, WI

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 60 kg (132 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Milwaukee (MKE).

Distance:
237
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
237

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