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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Melbourne (MEL)

Distance from Cairns to Melbourne (Cairns Airport – Melbourne Airport) is 1432 miles / 2305 kilometers / 1245 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)
  • 1432.448 miles
  • 2305.302 kilometers
  • 1244.763 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
  • 1437.349 miles
  • 2313.190 kilometers
  • 1249.023 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 Melbourne Airport (MEL) is 3 hours 12 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Melbourne.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 168 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 Melbourne Airport
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MEL
ICAO Code: YMML
Coordinates: 37°40′23″S, 144°50′34″E

Cairns to Melbourne flight path

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Melbourne Airport (MEL).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Melbourne (MEL).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1432

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