# Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Denham (MJK)

Flight distance from Cairns to Denham (Cairns Airport – Shark Bay Airport) is 2157 miles / 3472 kilometers / 1875 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Denham (MJK) is 3536 miles / 5690 kilometers and travel time by car is about 60 hours 50 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Shark Bay Airport (MJK).

## How far is Denham from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2157.454 miles
• 3472.086 kilometers
• 1874.777 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
• 2155.116 miles
• 3468.324 kilometers
• 1872.745 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 Shark Bay Airport
City: Denham
Country: Australia
IATA Code: MJK
ICAO Code: YSHK
Coordinates: 25°53′38″S, 113°34′37″E

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 235 kg (519 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Denham (MJK).

Distance:
2157
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2157

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