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Distance between Raleigh, NC (RDU) and Cancún (CUN)

Flight distance from Raleigh to Cancún (Raleigh–Durham International Airport – Cancún International Airport) is 1133 miles / 1824 kilometers / 985 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Raleigh (RDU) to Cancún (CUN) is 2956 miles / 4757 kilometers and travel time by car is about 55 hours 11 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Raleigh to Cancún.

Shortest flight path between Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) and Cancún International Airport (CUN).

How far is Cancún from Raleigh?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1133.288 miles
  • 1823.850 kilometers
  • 984.800 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
  • 1135.926 miles
  • 1828.096 kilometers
  • 987.093 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).

Airport information


A Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Raleigh and Cancún is 1 hour. Cancún is 1 hour behind Raleigh.

Time Difference

Raleigh, NC

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Cancún

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (349 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Raleigh (RDU) → Cancún (CUN).

Distance:
1133
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1133

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