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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Phoenix and Detroit is 3 hours. Detroit is 3 hours ahead of Phoenix.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 191 kg (420 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Phoenix (PHX) → Detroit (DTW).