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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Horn Island (HID)

Distance from Cairns to Horn Island (Cairns Airport – Horn Island Airport) is 492 miles / 791 kilometers / 427 nautical miles.

How far is Horn Island from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 491.638 miles
  • 791.215 kilometers
  • 427.222 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
  • 493.417 miles
  • 794.077 kilometers
  • 428.767 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 Horn Island Airport (HID) is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Horn Island.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 98 kg (216 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 Horn Island Airport
City: Horn Island
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: HID
ICAO Code: YHID
Coordinates: 10°35′11″S, 142°17′23″E

Cairns to Horn Island flight path

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Horn Island Airport (HID).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Horn Island (HID).

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Air miles:
492
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
492

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