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Distance between Cancún (CUN) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Cancún to Detroit (Cancún International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 1473 miles / 2371 kilometers / 1280 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Cancún (CUN) to Detroit (DTW) is 3131 miles / 5039 kilometers and travel time by car is about 57 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cancún International Airport (CUN) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from Cancún?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1473.402 miles
  • 2371.211 kilometers
  • 1280.352 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
  • 1477.372 miles
  • 2377.599 kilometers
  • 1283.801 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 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 Cancún and Detroit.

Time Difference

Cancún

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (392 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cancún (CUN) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
1473
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1473

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