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Distance between Ayers Rock (AYQ) and Cairns (CNS)

Flight distance from Ayers Rock to Cairns (Ayers Rock Airport – Cairns Airport) is 1111 miles / 1788 kilometers / 965 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Ayers Rock (AYQ) to Cairns (CNS) is 1700 miles / 2736 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 43 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Ayers Rock to Cairns.

Shortest flight path between Ayers Rock Airport (AYQ) and Cairns Airport (CNS).

How far is Cairns from Ayers Rock?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Ayers Rock and Cairns. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1110.996 miles
  • 1787.974 kilometers
  • 965.429 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
  • 1110.994 miles
  • 1787.971 kilometers
  • 965.427 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 Ayers Rock Airport
City: Ayers Rock
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: AYQ
ICAO Code: YAYE
Coordinates: 25°11′9″S, 130°58′33″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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Ayers Rock and Cairns is 30 minutes. Cairns is 30 minutes ahead of Ayers Rock.

Time Difference

Ayers Rock

 ACST

Cairns

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 157 kg (347 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Ayers Rock (AYQ) → Cairns (CNS).

Distance:
1111
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1111

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