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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Hamilton Island (HTI)

Flight distance from Cairns to Hamilton Island (Cairns Airport – Great Barrier Reef Airport) is 318 miles / 511 kilometers / 276 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Hamilton Island (HTI) is 411 miles / 662 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairns to Hamilton Island.

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Great Barrier Reef Airport (HTI).

How far is Hamilton Island from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 317.744 miles
  • 511.359 kilometers
  • 276.112 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
  • 318.366 miles
  • 512.360 kilometers
  • 276.652 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 Great Barrier Reef Airport
City: Hamilton Island
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: HTI
ICAO Code: YBHM
Coordinates: 20°21′29″S, 148°57′7″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Hamilton Island.

Time Difference

Cairns

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Hamilton Island

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 72 kg (158 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Hamilton Island (HTI).

Distance:
318
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
318

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