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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Mount Isa (ISA)

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

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Mount Isa (ISA) is 708 miles / 1140 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 4 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairns to Mount Isa.

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Mount Isa Airport (ISA).

How far is Mount Isa from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 485.736 miles
  • 781.716 kilometers
  • 422.093 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
  • 485.864 miles
  • 781.923 kilometers
  • 422.205 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 Mount Isa Airport
City: Mount Isa
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: ISA
ICAO Code: YBMA
Coordinates: 20°39′50″S, 139°29′20″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Mount Isa.

Time Difference

Cairns

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Mount Isa

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Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Mount Isa (ISA).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
486

Round trip?