# 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
IATA Code: CFS
ICAO Code: YSCH
Coordinates: 30°19′14″S, 153°6′57″E

B Cairns Airport
City: Cairns
Country: 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.

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## 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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