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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Broken Hill (BHQ)

Flight distance from Cairns to Broken Hill (Cairns Airport – Broken Hill Airport) is 1074 miles / 1729 kilometers / 934 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Broken Hill (BHQ) is 1470 miles / 2365 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 18 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairns to Broken Hill.

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Broken Hill Airport (BHQ).

How far is Broken Hill from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1074.493 miles
  • 1729.229 kilometers
  • 933.709 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
  • 1078.256 miles
  • 1735.285 kilometers
  • 936.979 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 Cairns Airport
City: Cairns
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: CNS
ICAO Code: YBCS
Coordinates: 16°53′8″S, 145°45′18″E

B Broken Hill Airport
City: Broken Hill
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: BHQ
ICAO Code: YBHI
Coordinates: 32°0′5″S, 141°28′19″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cairns and Broken Hill is 30 minutes. Broken Hill is 30 minutes ahead of Cairns.

Time Difference

Cairns

 AEST

Broken Hill

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 155 kg (342 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Broken Hill (BHQ).

Distance:
1074
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1074

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