# 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
IATA Code: CNS
ICAO Code: YBCS
Coordinates: 16°53′8″S, 145°45′18″E

B Newcastle Airport
City: Newcastle
Country: 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.

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## 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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