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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Cancún (CUN)

Distance from Houston to Cancún (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Cancún International Airport) is 811 miles / 1305 kilometers / 705 nautical miles.

How far is Cancún from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 811.105 miles
  • 1305.347 kilometers
  • 704.831 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
  • 812.255 miles
  • 1307.197 kilometers
  • 705.830 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 Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to Cancún International Airport (CUN) is 2 hours 2 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Cancún.

Time Difference

Houston
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Houston, TX

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Cancún

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 136 kg (300 pounds).

Airport information


A Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

B 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

Houston to Cancún flight path

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Cancún International Airport (CUN).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Cancún (CUN).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
811

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