Map of flight path from Auckland to Cairns.
Shortest flight path between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Cairns Airport (CNS).
How far is Cairns from Auckland?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Auckland and Cairns. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2248.588 miles
- 3618.752 kilometers
- 1953.970 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
- 2249.042 miles
- 3619.482 kilometers
- 1954.364 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 Auckland and Cairns is 3 hours. Cairns is 3 hours behind Auckland.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 246 kg (542 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Auckland (AKL) → Cairns (CNS).