Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Cancún.
Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Cancún International Airport (CUN).
How far is Cancún from Washington D.C.?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Cancún. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1354.762 miles
- 2180.278 kilometers
- 1177.256 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
- 1357.739 miles
- 2185.069 kilometers
- 1179.843 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Washington D.C. and Cancún is 1 hour. Cancún is 1 hour behind Washington D.C..
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 170 kg (376 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Washington D.C. (IAD) → Cancún (CUN).