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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Phoenix, AZ (PHX)

Flight distance from Detroit to Phoenix (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 1671 miles / 2689 kilometers / 1452 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Phoenix (PHX) is 1957 miles / 3149 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 38 minutes.

Detroit – Phoenix

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1671
Miles
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2689
Kilometers
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1452
Nautical miles

How far is Phoenix from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1670.793 miles
  • 2688.881 kilometers
  • 1451.880 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
  • 1667.750 miles
  • 2683.983 kilometers
  • 1449.235 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 to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is 3 hours 39 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Detroit and Phoenix is 2 hours. Phoenix is 2 hours behind Detroit.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Detroit to Phoenix generates about 191 kg of CO2 per passenger, 191 kilograms is equal to 420 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Phoenix

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Airlines flying from Detroit (DTW) to Phoenix (PHX)

American Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Southwest Airlines