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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Darwin (DRW)

Distance from Cairns to Darwin (Cairns Airport – Darwin International Airport) is 1042 miles / 1677 kilometers / 905 nautical miles.

How far is Darwin from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1041.777 miles
  • 1676.578 kilometers
  • 905.280 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
  • 1040.962 miles
  • 1675.265 kilometers
  • 904.571 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 Darwin International Airport (DRW) is 2 hours 28 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cairns and Darwin is 30 minutes. Darwin is 30 minutes behind Cairns.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 153 kg (338 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 Darwin International Airport
City: Darwin
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: DRW
ICAO Code: YPDN
Coordinates: 12°24′52″S, 130°52′37″E

Cairns to Darwin flight path

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Darwin International Airport (DRW).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Darwin (DRW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1042

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