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Distance between Auckland (AKL) and Cairns (CNS)

Distance from Auckland to Cairns (Cairns Airport – Auckland Airport) is 2249 miles / 3619 kilometers / 1954 nautical miles.

Calculations with different 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Cairns Airport (CNS) is 4 hours 45 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Auckland and Cairns is 3 hours. Cairns is 3 hours behind Auckland.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 263 kg (580 pounds).

Airport information


A Auckland Airport
City: Auckland
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: AKL
ICAO Code: NZAA
Coordinates: 37°0′29″S, 174°47′31″E

B Cairns Airport
City: Cairns
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: CNS
ICAO Code: YBCS
Coordinates: 16°53′8″S, 145°45′18″E

Map

Auckland to Cairns flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Auckland (AKL) → Cairns (CNS).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2249

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