# Distance between Ayers Rock (AYQ) and Maroochydore (MCY)

Flight distance from Ayers Rock to Maroochydore (Ayers Rock Airport – Sunshine Coast Airport) is 1379 miles / 2219 kilometers / 1198 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Ayers Rock (AYQ) to Maroochydore (MCY) is 1978 miles / 3184 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 44 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ayers Rock Airport (AYQ) and Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY).

## How far is Maroochydore from Ayers Rock?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1378.751 miles
• 2218.884 kilometers
• 1198.102 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
• 1376.368 miles
• 2215.050 kilometers
• 1196.031 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 Sunshine Coast Airport
City: Maroochydore
Country: Australia
IATA Code: MCY
ICAO Code: YBMC
Coordinates: 26°36′11″S, 153°5′27″E

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 172 kg (379 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Ayers Rock (AYQ) → Maroochydore (MCY).

Distance:
1379
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1379

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