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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Melbourne (MBW)

Distance from Cairns to Melbourne (Cairns Airport – Moorabbin Airport) is 1453 miles / 2338 kilometers / 1262 nautical miles.

How far is Melbourne from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1452.776 miles
  • 2338.016 kilometers
  • 1262.428 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
  • 1457.719 miles
  • 2345.971 kilometers
  • 1266.723 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Moorabbin Airport (MBW) is 3 hours 15 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Melbourne.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 169 kg (371 pounds).

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 Moorabbin Airport
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MBW
ICAO Code: YMMB
Coordinates: 37°58′32″S, 145°6′7″E

Cairns to Melbourne flight path

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Moorabbin Airport (MBW).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Melbourne (MBW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1453

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