# Distance between Ayers Rock (AYQ) and McArthur River (MCV)

Flight distance from Ayers Rock to McArthur River (Ayers Rock Airport – McArthur River Mine Airport) is 686 miles / 1104 kilometers / 596 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Ayers Rock (AYQ) to McArthur River (MCV) is 1036 miles / 1667 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 4 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ayers Rock Airport (AYQ) and McArthur River Mine Airport (MCV).

## How far is McArthur River from Ayers Rock?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 686.065 miles
• 1104.115 kilometers
• 596.175 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
• 688.104 miles
• 1107.395 kilometers
• 597.946 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 McArthur River Mine Airport
City: McArthur River
Country: Australia
IATA Code: MCV
ICAO Code: YMHU
Coordinates: 16°26′32″S, 136°5′2″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Ayers Rock and McArthur River.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 123 kg (271 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Ayers Rock (AYQ) → McArthur River (MCV).

Distance:
686
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
686

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