# 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
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
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 3 hours. Detroit is 3 hours ahead of Phoenix.

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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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