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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Kitchener (YKF)

Flight distance from Detroit to Kitchener (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Region of Waterloo International Airport) is 174 miles / 280 kilometers / 151 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Kitchener (YKF) is 209 miles / 336 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 59 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Kitchener.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF).

How far is Kitchener from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 173.950 miles
  • 279.946 kilometers
  • 151.159 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
  • 173.642 miles
  • 279.449 kilometers
  • 150.890 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 Region of Waterloo International Airport
City: Kitchener
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YKF
ICAO Code: CYKF
Coordinates: 43°27′38″N, 80°22′42″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and Kitchener.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

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Kitchener

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 51 kg (112 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Kitchener (YKF).

Distance:
174
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
174

Round trip?