# Distance between Memphis, TN (MEM) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Memphis to Detroit (Memphis International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 610 miles / 982 kilometers / 530 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Memphis (MEM) to Detroit (DTW) is 728 miles / 1172 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 48 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

## How far is Detroit from Memphis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 610.317 miles
• 982.209 kilometers
• 530.351 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
• 610.484 miles
• 982.478 kilometers
• 530.496 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 Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″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 Memphis and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of Memphis.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 114 kg (251 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Memphis (MEM) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
610
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
610

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