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Distance between Phoenix, AZ (PHX) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Phoenix to Detroit (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 1671 miles / 2689 kilometers / 1452 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Phoenix (PHX) to Detroit (DTW) is 1954 miles / 3144 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 34 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Phoenix to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Phoenix?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1670.793 miles
  • 2688.881 kilometers
  • 1451.880 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
  • 1667.750 miles
  • 2683.983 kilometers
  • 1449.235 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″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

The time difference between Phoenix and Detroit is 2 hours. Detroit is 2 hours ahead of Phoenix.

Time Difference

Phoenix, AZ

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 191 kg (420 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Phoenix (PHX) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
1671
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1671

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