Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairns to Adelaide.
Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Adelaide Airport (ADL).
How far is Adelaide from Cairns?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Cairns and Adelaide. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1320.989 miles
- 2125.926 kilometers
- 1147.908 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
- 1324.977 miles
- 2132.345 kilometers
- 1151.374 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Cairns and Adelaide is 30 minutes. Adelaide is 30 minutes ahead of Cairns.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 168 kg (371 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Cairns (CNS) → Adelaide (ADL).