Map of flight path from Cairns to King Island, Tasmania.
Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and King Island Airport (KNS).
How far is King Island, Tasmania from Cairns?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Cairns and King Island, Tasmania. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1587.431 miles
- 2554.723 kilometers
- 1379.440 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
- 1592.564 miles
- 2562.983 kilometers
- 1383.900 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Cairns and King Island, Tasmania is 1 hour. King Island, Tasmania is 1 hour ahead of Cairns.
King Island, Tasmania
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 185 kg (408 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Cairns (CNS) → King Island, Tasmania (KNS).