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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and King Island, Tasmania (KNS)

Flight distance from Cairns to King Island, Tasmania (Cairns Airport – King Island Airport) is 1587 miles / 2555 kilometers / 1379 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 30 minutes.

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).

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 King Island Airport
City: King Island, Tasmania
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: KNS
ICAO Code: YKII
Coordinates: 39°52′38″S, 143°52′40″E

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.

Time Difference

Cairns

 AEST

King Island, Tasmania

 AEDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 185 kg (408 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → King Island, Tasmania (KNS).

Distance:
1587
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1587

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