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Distance between Tampa, FL (TPA) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Tampa to Detroit (Tampa International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 983 miles / 1581 kilometers / 854 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Tampa (TPA) to Detroit (DTW) is 1159 miles / 1865 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 22 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Tampa International Airport (TPA) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Tampa?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 982.543 miles
  • 1581.249 kilometers
  • 853.806 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
  • 984.754 miles
  • 1584.808 kilometers
  • 855.728 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 Tampa International Airport
City: Tampa, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TPA
ICAO Code: KTPA
Coordinates: 27°58′31″N, 82°31′59″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

There is no time difference between Tampa and Detroit.

Time Difference

Tampa, FL

 EDT

Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (330 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Tampa (TPA) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
983
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
983

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