# 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
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
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.

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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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