Distance from Detroit to Chicago

Distance is 382 kilometers or 238 miles or 206 nautical miles

The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Map – Shortest path between Detroit and Chicago

Map – Shortest path between Detroit and Chicago
  • Location for Detroit
  • Location for Chicago

The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

Heading from Detroit

Latitude: 42° 20' North
Longitude: 83° 03' West
Initial heading:264.0°WestWest
Final heading:260.9°WestWest

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Heading from Chicago

Latitude: 41° 53' North
Longitude: 87° 38' West
Initial heading:80.9°EastEast
Final heading:84.0°EastEast

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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Detroit (USA - Michigan)Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 1:29:23 AM
Chicago (USA - Illinois)Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 12:29:23 AM

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