Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Learmonth (LEA)

Flight distance from Cairns to Learmonth (Cairns Airport – RAAF Base Learmonth) is 2093 miles / 3369 kilometers / 1819 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Learmonth (LEA) is 3256 miles / 5240 kilometers and travel time by car is about 56 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and RAAF Base Learmonth (LEA).

How far is Learmonth from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2093.256 miles
• 3368.769 kilometers
• 1818.990 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
• 2090.517 miles
• 3364.361 kilometers
• 1816.610 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 RAAF Base Learmonth
City: Learmonth
Country: Australia
IATA Code: LEA
ICAO Code: YPLM
Coordinates: 22°14′8″S, 114°5′20″E

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 228 kg (503 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Learmonth (LEA).

Distance:
2093
Elite level bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2093

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