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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Emerald (EMD)

Flight distance from Cairns to Emerald (Cairns Airport – Emerald Airport) is 486 miles / 782 kilometers / 422 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Emerald (EMD) is 602 miles / 969 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 47 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairns to Emerald.

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Emerald Airport (EMD).

How far is Emerald from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 485.800 miles
  • 781.819 kilometers
  • 422.148 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
  • 487.636 miles
  • 784.774 kilometers
  • 423.744 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 Emerald Airport
City: Emerald
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: EMD
ICAO Code: YEML
Coordinates: 23°34′2″S, 148°10′44″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Emerald.

Time Difference

Cairns

 AEST

Emerald

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (213 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Emerald (EMD).

Distance:
486
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
486

Round trip?