Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Cancún.
Shortest flight path between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Cancún International Airport (CUN).
How far is Cancún from New York?
There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and Cancún. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1554.707 miles
- 2502.059 kilometers
- 1351.004 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
- 1557.369 miles
- 2506.343 kilometers
- 1353.317 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 New York and Cancún is 1 hour. Cancún is 1 hour behind New York.
New York, NY
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 183 kg (403 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
New York (JFK) → Cancún (CUN).