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Distance between Coffs Harbour (CFS) and Cairns (CNS)

Flight distance from Coffs Harbour to Cairns (Coffs Harbour Airport – Cairns Airport) is 1035 miles / 1666 kilometers / 899 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Coffs Harbour (CFS) to Cairns (CNS) is 1324 miles / 2131 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 28 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Coffs Harbour to Cairns.

Shortest flight path between Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS) and Cairns Airport (CNS).

How far is Cairns from Coffs Harbour?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1034.973 miles
  • 1665.627 kilometers
  • 899.367 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
  • 1037.903 miles
  • 1670.343 kilometers
  • 901.913 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 Coffs Harbour Airport
City: Coffs Harbour
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: CFS
ICAO Code: YSCH
Coordinates: 30°19′14″S, 153°6′57″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 Coffs Harbour and Cairns is 1 hour. Cairns is 1 hour behind Coffs Harbour.

Time Difference

Coffs Harbour

 AEDT

Cairns

 AEST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 153 kg (337 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Coffs Harbour (CFS) → Cairns (CNS).

Distance:
1035
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1035

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