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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Fort Myers, FL (RSW)

Flight distance from Detroit to Fort Myers (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Southwest Florida International Airport) is 1084 miles / 1745 kilometers / 942 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Fort Myers (RSW) is 1283 miles / 2065 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 21 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Fort Myers.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW).

How far is Fort Myers from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1084.353 miles
  • 1745.096 kilometers
  • 942.277 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
  • 1086.892 miles
  • 1749.184 kilometers
  • 944.484 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 Southwest Florida International Airport
City: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RSW
ICAO Code: KRSW
Coordinates: 26°32′10″N, 81°45′18″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and Fort Myers.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

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Fort Myers, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Fort Myers (RSW).

Distance:
1084
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1084

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