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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Karratha (KTA)

Flight distance from Cairns to Karratha (Cairns Airport – Karratha Airport) is 1914 miles / 3080 kilometers / 1663 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Karratha (KTA) is 2953 miles / 4752 kilometers and travel time by car is about 50 hours 48 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairns to Karratha.

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Karratha Airport (KTA).

How far is Karratha from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1913.977 miles
  • 3080.248 kilometers
  • 1663.201 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
  • 1911.391 miles
  • 3076.086 kilometers
  • 1660.953 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 Karratha Airport
City: Karratha
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: KTA
ICAO Code: YPKA
Coordinates: 20°42′43″S, 116°46′22″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cairns and Karratha is 2 hours. Karratha is 2 hours behind Cairns.

Time Difference

Cairns

 AEST

Karratha

 AWST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 210 kg (462 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Karratha (KTA).

Distance:
1914
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1914

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