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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and West Palm Beach, FL (PBI)

Flight distance from Detroit to West Palm Beach (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Palm Beach International Airport) is 1086 miles / 1748 kilometers / 944 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to West Palm Beach (PBI) is 1295 miles / 2084 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 35 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to West Palm Beach.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Palm Beach International Airport (PBI).

How far is West Palm Beach from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1086.243 miles
  • 1748.139 kilometers
  • 943.920 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
  • 1088.667 miles
  • 1752.040 kilometers
  • 946.026 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

West Palm Beach, FL

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (344 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → West Palm Beach (PBI).

Distance:
1086
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1086

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