# How far is Cancún from Detroit, MI?

Distance between Detroit (Detroit Metropolitan Airport) and Cancún (Cancún International Airport) is 1473 miles / 2371 kilometers / 1280 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Cancún (CUN) is 3020 miles / 4861 kilometers and travel time by car is about 59 hours 30 minutes.

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## Distance from Detroit to Cancún

There are several ways to calculate distance from Detroit to Cancún. 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Detroit to Cancún?

Estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to Cancún International Airport is 3 hours 17 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Detroit and Cancún?

There is no time difference between Detroit and Cancún.

## Flight carbon footprint between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Cancún International Airport (CUN)

On average flying from Detroit to Cancún generates about 178 kg of CO2 per passenger, 178 kilograms is equal to 392 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

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

## Airport information

Origin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W
Destination Cancún International Airport
City: Cancún
Country: Mexico
IATA Code: CUN
ICAO Code: MMUN
Coordinates: 21°2′11″N, 86°52′37″W