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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Cancún (CUN)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Cancún (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Cancún International Airport) is 652 miles / 1049 kilometers / 566 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 44 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Cancún (CUN) is 2091 miles / 3365 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 23 minutes.

New Orleans – Cancún

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1049
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566
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How far is Cancún from New Orleans?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 651.609 miles
  • 1048.663 kilometers
  • 566.233 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
  • 653.666 miles
  • 1051.974 kilometers
  • 568.021 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 New Orleans to Cancún?

Estimated flight time from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Cancún International Airport is 1 hour 44 minutes.

What is the time difference between New Orleans and Cancún?

There is no time difference between New Orleans and Cancún.

Flight carbon footprint between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Cancún International Airport (CUN)

On average flying from New Orleans to Cancún generates about 119 kg of CO2 per passenger, 119 kilograms is equal to 262 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New Orleans to Cancún

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Cancún International Airport (CUN).

Airport information

Origin Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City: New Orleans, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″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