# How far is Tampa, FL, from Detroit, MI?

The distance between Detroit (Detroit Metropolitan Airport) and Tampa (Tampa International Airport) is 983 miles / 1581 kilometers / 854 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 2 hours and 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Tampa (TPA) is 1158 miles / 1864 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 41 minutes.

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## Distance from Detroit to Tampa

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Detroit to Tampa. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 982.543 miles
• 1581.249 kilometers
• 853.806 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 984.754 miles
• 1584.808 kilometers
• 855.728 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Detroit to Tampa?

The estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to Tampa International Airport is 2 hours and 21 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Detroit and Tampa?

There is no time difference between Detroit and Tampa.

## Flight carbon footprint between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Tampa International Airport (TPA)

On average, flying from Detroit to Tampa generates about 150 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 150 kilograms equals 330 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 Tampa

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Tampa International Airport (TPA).

## Airport information

Origin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W
Destination Tampa International Airport
City: Tampa, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: TPA
ICAO Code: KTPA
Coordinates: 27°58′31″N, 82°31′59″W