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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Distance from Detroit to Chicago (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 234 miles / 377 kilometers / 204 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 234.488 miles
  • 377.372 kilometers
  • 203.764 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
  • 233.877 miles
  • 376.389 kilometers
  • 203.234 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is 56 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 57 kg (126 pounds).

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 Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

Detroit to Chicago flight path

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Chicago (ORD).

Elite level bonus (%):
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Air miles:
234
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
234

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