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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Brisbane (BNE)

Distance from Cairns to Brisbane (Cairns Airport – Brisbane Airport) is 862 miles / 1388 kilometers / 749 nautical miles.

How far is Brisbane from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 862.294 miles
  • 1387.728 kilometers
  • 749.313 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
  • 864.404 miles
  • 1391.124 kilometers
  • 751.147 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Brisbane.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (310 pounds).

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 Brisbane Airport
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: BNE
ICAO Code: YBBN
Coordinates: 27°23′3″S, 153°7′1″E

Cairns to Brisbane flight path

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Brisbane Airport (BNE).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Brisbane (BNE).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
862
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
862

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