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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Kowanyama (KWM)

Flight distance from Cairns to Kowanyama (Cairns Airport – Kowanyama Airport) is 283 miles / 455 kilometers / 246 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Kowanyama (KWM) is 377 miles / 606 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Kowanyama Airport (KWM).

How far is Kowanyama from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 282.924 miles
  • 455.323 kilometers
  • 245.855 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
  • 282.739 miles
  • 455.024 kilometers
  • 245.693 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 Kowanyama Airport
City: Kowanyama
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: KWM
ICAO Code: YKOW
Coordinates: 15°29′8″S, 141°45′3″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Kowanyama.

Time Difference

Cairns

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Kowanyama

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Kowanyama (KWM).

Distance:
283
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
283

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