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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Tampa, FL (TPA)

Flight distance from Detroit to Tampa (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Tampa International Airport) is 983 miles / 1581 kilometers / 854 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Tampa (TPA) is 1158 miles / 1863 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 35 minutes.

Detroit – Tampa

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983
Miles
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1581
Kilometers
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854
Nautical miles

How far is Tampa from Detroit?

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

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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to Tampa International Airport is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Detroit and Tampa.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Detroit to Tampa generates about 150 kg of CO2 per passenger, 150 kilograms is equal to 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 Flag of 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: TPA
ICAO Code: KTPA
Coordinates: 27°58′31″N, 82°31′59″W

Airlines flying from Detroit (DTW) to Tampa (TPA)

Delta Air Lines
Spirit Airlines