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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Maroochydore (MCY)

Distance from Cairns to Maroochydore (Cairns Airport – Sunshine Coast Airport) is 818 miles / 1316 kilometers / 711 nautical miles.

How far is Maroochydore from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 817.651 miles
  • 1315.881 kilometers
  • 710.519 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
  • 819.528 miles
  • 1318.903 kilometers
  • 712.150 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 Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) is 2 hours 2 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Maroochydore.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 136 kg (301 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 Sunshine Coast Airport
City: Maroochydore
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MCY
ICAO Code: YBMC
Coordinates: 26°36′11″S, 153°5′27″E

Cairns to Maroochydore flight path

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Maroochydore (MCY).

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Air miles:
818
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
818

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