# Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)

Flight distance from Detroit to Salt Lake City (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Salt Lake City International Airport) is 1481 miles / 2384 kilometers / 1287 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Salt Lake City (SLC) is 1651 miles / 2657 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 14 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Salt Lake City.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).

## How far is Salt Lake City from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1481.362 miles
• 2384.021 kilometers
• 1287.268 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
• 1477.555 miles
• 2377.895 kilometers
• 1283.960 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
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

B Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Detroit and Salt Lake City is 2 hours. Salt Lake City is 2 hours behind Detroit.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (393 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Salt Lake City (SLC).

Distance:
1481
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1481

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