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

Flight distance from Detroit to Cancún (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – 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 3042 miles / 4896 kilometers and travel time by car is about 60 hours 19 minutes.

Detroit – Cancún

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1473
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2371
Kilometers
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1280
Nautical miles

How far is Cancún from Detroit?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

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

Time difference

There is no time difference between Detroit and Cancún.

Carbon dioxide emissions

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 Flag of 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 Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: CUN
ICAO Code: MMUN
Coordinates: 21°2′11″N, 86°52′37″W

Airlines flying from Detroit (DTW) to Cancún (CUN)

Aeroméxico
Delta Air Lines
Spirit Airlines