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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Melbourne, FL (MLB)

Flight distance from Detroit to Melbourne (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Orlando Melbourne International Airport) is 985 miles / 1584 kilometers / 856 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Melbourne (MLB) is 1171 miles / 1884 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 48 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB).

How far is Melbourne from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 984.549 miles
  • 1584.478 kilometers
  • 855.550 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
  • 986.660 miles
  • 1587.875 kilometers
  • 857.384 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 Orlando Melbourne International Airport
City: Melbourne, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MLB
ICAO Code: KMLB
Coordinates: 28°6′10″N, 80°38′43″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and Melbourne.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Melbourne, FL

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (330 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Melbourne (MLB).

Distance:
985
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
985

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