# 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
IATA Code: CNS
ICAO Code: YBCS
Coordinates: 16°53′8″S, 145°45′18″E

B Karratha Airport
City: Karratha
Country: 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.

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## 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:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1914

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