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Distance between Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Grand Rapids to Detroit (Gerald R. Ford International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 120 miles / 193 kilometers / 104 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Detroit (DTW) is 147 miles / 237 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Grand Rapids?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Grand Rapids and Detroit. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A 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

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

There is no time difference between Grand Rapids and Detroit.

Time Difference

Grand Rapids, MI

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 42 kg (92 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Grand Rapids (GRR) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
120
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
120

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