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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Houston and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of Houston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (345 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → Detroit (DTW).