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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 Flag of 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 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 Lansing and Detroit.

Time Difference

Lansing, MI

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Detroit, MI

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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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