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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Newcastle (NTL)

Flight distance from Cairns to Newcastle (Cairns Airport – Newcastle Airport) is 1159 miles / 1865 kilometers / 1007 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Newcastle (NTL) is 1433 miles / 2306 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 4 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairns to Newcastle.

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Newcastle Airport (NTL).

How far is Newcastle from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1159.047 miles
  • 1865.306 kilometers
  • 1007.185 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
  • 1162.758 miles
  • 1871.277 kilometers
  • 1010.409 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 Flag of Australia
IATA Code: CNS
ICAO Code: YBCS
Coordinates: 16°53′8″S, 145°45′18″E

B Newcastle Airport
City: Newcastle
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: NTL
ICAO Code: YWLM
Coordinates: 32°47′41″S, 151°50′2″E

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Cairns

 AEST

Newcastle

 AEDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (352 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Newcastle (NTL).

Distance:
1159
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1159

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