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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Distance from Chicago to Detroit (Chicago Midway International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 228 miles / 367 kilometers / 198 nautical miles.

How far is Detroit from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 228.346 miles
  • 367.487 kilometers
  • 198.427 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
  • 227.763 miles
  • 366.548 kilometers
  • 197.920 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is 55 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 57 kg (125 pounds).

Airport information


A Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″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

Chicago to Detroit flight path

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Detroit (DTW).

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Air miles:
228
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
228

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