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Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to Detroit (Palm Springs International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 1885 miles / 3034 kilometers / 1638 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to Detroit (DTW) is 2276 miles / 3663 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 38 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Palm Springs to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Palm Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1885.346 miles
  • 3034.171 kilometers
  • 1638.321 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
  • 1881.593 miles
  • 3028.130 kilometers
  • 1635.059 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 Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″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 Palm Springs and Detroit is 3 hours. Detroit is 3 hours ahead of Palm Springs.

Time Difference

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

Detroit, MI

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 207 kg (456 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
1885
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1885

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