# Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Mildura (MQL)

Flight distance from Cairns to Mildura (Cairns Airport – Mildura Airport) is 1215 miles / 1956 kilometers / 1056 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Mildura (MQL) is 1652 miles / 2658 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Mildura Airport (MQL).

## How far is Mildura from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1215.415 miles
• 1956.020 kilometers
• 1056.166 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
• 1219.665 miles
• 1962.860 kilometers
• 1059.860 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 Mildura Airport
City: Mildura
Country: Australia
IATA Code: MQL
ICAO Code: YMIA
Coordinates: 34°13′45″S, 142°5′9″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cairns and Mildura is 1 hour. Mildura is 1 hour ahead of Cairns.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (357 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Mildura (MQL).

Distance:
1215
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1215

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