# Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Detroit (Palm Beach International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 1086 miles / 1748 kilometers / 944 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 33 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Detroit (DTW) is 1294 miles / 2083 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 35 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

## How far is Detroit from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1086.243 miles
• 1748.139 kilometers
• 943.920 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
• 1088.667 miles
• 1752.040 kilometers
• 946.026 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″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 West Palm Beach and Detroit.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (344 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
1086
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1086

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