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Distance between Milwaukee, WI (MKE) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Milwaukee to Detroit (Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 237 miles / 382 kilometers / 206 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Milwaukee (MKE) to Detroit (DTW) is 285 miles / 458 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 21 minutes.

Milwaukee – Detroit

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237
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382
Kilometers
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206
Nautical miles

How far is Detroit from Milwaukee?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 237.206 miles
  • 381.746 kilometers
  • 206.126 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
  • 236.617 miles
  • 380.798 kilometers
  • 205.615 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 Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport to Detroit Metropolitan Airport is 56 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Milwaukee and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of Milwaukee.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Milwaukee to Detroit generates about 60 kg of CO2 per passenger, 60 kilograms is equal to 132 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Milwaukee to Detroit

Shortest flight path between Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

Airport information

Origin Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport
City: Milwaukee, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKE
ICAO Code: KMKE
Coordinates: 42°56′49″N, 87°53′47″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Milwaukee (MKE) to Detroit (DTW)

Delta Air Lines