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Distance between Cancún (CUN) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Flight distance from Cancún to Des Moines (Cancún International Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 1467 miles / 2361 kilometers / 1275 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Cancún (CUN) to Des Moines (DSM) is 2670 miles / 4297 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 33 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cancún to Des Moines.

Shortest flight path between Cancún International Airport (CUN) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

How far is Des Moines from Cancún?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cancún and Des Moines. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1466.933 miles
  • 2360.799 kilometers
  • 1274.730 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
  • 1470.582 miles
  • 2366.672 kilometers
  • 1277.901 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 Cancún International Airport
City: Cancún
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: CUN
ICAO Code: MMUN
Coordinates: 21°2′11″N, 86°52′37″W

B Des Moines International Airport
City: Des Moines, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cancún and Des Moines is 1 hour. Des Moines is 1 hour behind Cancún.

Time Difference

Cancún

 EST

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 177 kg (391 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cancún (CUN) → Des Moines (DSM).

Distance:
1467
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1467

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