# Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Houston to Detroit (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 1092 miles / 1758 kilometers / 949 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Detroit (DTW) is 1286 miles / 2069 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 56 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

## How far is Detroit from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1092.129 miles
• 1757.611 kilometers
• 949.034 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
• 1092.677 miles
• 1758.493 kilometers
• 949.510 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 Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

B Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: 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 Houston and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (345 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
1092
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1092

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