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How far is Detroit, MI, from Grand Rapids, MI?

The distance between Grand Rapids (Gerald R. Ford International Airport) and Detroit (Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 120 miles / 193 kilometers / 104 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Detroit (DTW) is 149 miles / 239 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 2 hours 46 minutes.

Gerald R. Ford International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport

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Distance from Grand Rapids to Detroit

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 119.945 miles
  • 193.032 kilometers
  • 104.229 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
  • 119.692 miles
  • 192.625 kilometers
  • 104.009 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 Grand Rapids to Detroit?

The estimated flight time from Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Detroit Metropolitan Airport is 43 minutes.

What is the time difference between Grand Rapids and Detroit?

There is no time difference between Grand Rapids and Detroit.

Flight carbon footprint between Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW)

On average, flying from Grand Rapids to Detroit generates about 43 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 43 kilograms equals 94 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Grand Rapids to Detroit

See the map of the shortest flight path between Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

Airport information

Origin Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City: Grand Rapids, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GRR
ICAO Code: KGRR
Coordinates: 42°52′50″N, 85°31′22″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Detroit (DTW)

Delta Air Lines