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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Norfolk, VA (ORF)

Flight distance from Detroit to Norfolk (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Norfolk International Airport) is 529 miles / 852 kilometers / 460 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Norfolk (ORF) is 694 miles / 1117 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 23 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Norfolk International Airport (ORF).

How far is Norfolk from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 529.237 miles
  • 851.725 kilometers
  • 459.895 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
  • 528.945 miles
  • 851.255 kilometers
  • 459.641 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 Norfolk International Airport
City: Norfolk, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORF
ICAO Code: KORF
Coordinates: 36°53′40″N, 76°12′4″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and Norfolk.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Norfolk, VA

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 103 kg (227 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Norfolk (ORF).

Distance:
529
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
529

Round trip?