# Distance between Ayers Rock (AYQ) and Cooktown (CTN)

Flight distance from Ayers Rock to Cooktown (Ayers Rock Airport – Cooktown Airport) is 1138 miles / 1832 kilometers / 989 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Ayers Rock (AYQ) to Cooktown (CTN) is 1843 miles / 2966 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 29 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ayers Rock Airport (AYQ) and Cooktown Airport (CTN).

## How far is Cooktown from Ayers Rock?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1138.321 miles
• 1831.951 kilometers
• 989.174 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
• 1138.919 miles
• 1832.913 kilometers
• 989.694 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
IATA Code: AYQ
ICAO Code: YAYE
Coordinates: 25°11′9″S, 130°58′33″E

B Cooktown Airport
City: Cooktown
Country: Australia
IATA Code: CTN
ICAO Code: YCKN
Coordinates: 15°26′40″S, 145°11′2″E

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (350 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Ayers Rock (AYQ) → Cooktown (CTN).

Distance:
1138
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1138

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