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Distance between Fargo, ND (FAR) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Fargo to Detroit (Hector International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 738 miles / 1188 kilometers / 642 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Fargo (FAR) to Detroit (DTW) is 911 miles / 1466 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 48 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Hector International Airport (FAR) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Fargo?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 738.446 miles
  • 1188.413 kilometers
  • 641.692 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
  • 736.894 miles
  • 1185.915 kilometers
  • 640.343 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 Hector International Airport
City: Fargo, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAR
ICAO Code: KFAR
Coordinates: 46°55′14″N, 96°48′56″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fargo and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of Fargo.

Time Difference

Fargo, ND

 CDT

Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 129 kg (284 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fargo (FAR) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
738
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
738

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