# 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
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
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.

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## 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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