# Distance between Lansing, MI (LAN) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Lansing to Detroit (Capital Region International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 74 miles / 119 kilometers / 64 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Lansing (LAN) to Detroit (DTW) is 94 miles / 151 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 44 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Capital Region International Airport (LAN) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

## How far is Detroit from Lansing?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 74.167 miles
• 119.361 kilometers
• 64.450 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
• 74.047 miles
• 119.167 kilometers
• 64.345 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 Capital Region International Airport
City: Lansing, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: LAN
ICAO Code: KLAN
Coordinates: 42°46′43″N, 84°35′14″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

There is no time difference between Lansing and Detroit.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 35 kg (78 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lansing (LAN) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
74
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
74

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