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Distance between Cancún (CUN) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Cancún to Los Angeles (Cancún International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 2119 miles / 3410 kilometers / 1841 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Cancún (CUN) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2920 miles / 4700 kilometers and travel time by car is about 55 hours 12 minutes.

Cancún – Los Angeles

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2119
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3410
Kilometers
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1841
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Cancún?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2118.691 miles
  • 3409.703 kilometers
  • 1841.092 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
  • 2116.779 miles
  • 3406.626 kilometers
  • 1839.431 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Cancún International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 4 hours 30 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Cancún and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Cancún.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Cancún to Los Angeles generates about 231 kg of CO2 per passenger, 231 kilograms is equal to 509 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cancún to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Cancún International Airport (CUN) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Airlines flying from Cancún (CUN) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Aeroméxico
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United Airlines
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