# Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Leinster (LER)

Flight distance from Cairns to Leinster (Cairns Airport – Leinster Airport) is 1767 miles / 2843 kilometers / 1535 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Leinster (LER) is 2994 miles / 4818 kilometers and travel time by car is about 56 hours 38 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairns to Leinster.

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Leinster Airport (LER).

## How far is Leinster from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1766.683 miles
• 2843.201 kilometers
• 1535.205 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
• 1765.696 miles
• 2841.612 kilometers
• 1534.348 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 Leinster Airport
City: Leinster
Country: Australia
IATA Code: LER
ICAO Code: YLST
Coordinates: 27°50′35″S, 120°42′10″E

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 198 kg (435 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Leinster (LER).

Distance:
1767
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1767

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