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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Port Lincoln (PLO)

Flight distance from Cairns to Port Lincoln (Cairns Airport – Port Lincoln Airport) is 1364 miles / 2196 kilometers / 1186 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Port Lincoln (PLO) is 1811 miles / 2915 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 58 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairns to Port Lincoln.

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Port Lincoln Airport (PLO).

How far is Port Lincoln from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1364.439 miles
  • 2195.852 kilometers
  • 1185.665 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
  • 1367.952 miles
  • 2201.506 kilometers
  • 1188.718 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 Port Lincoln Airport
City: Port Lincoln
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: PLO
ICAO Code: YPLC
Coordinates: 34°36′19″S, 135°52′48″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cairns and Port Lincoln is 30 minutes. Port Lincoln is 30 minutes ahead of Cairns.

Time Difference

Cairns

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Port Lincoln

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 171 kg (377 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Port Lincoln (PLO).

Distance:
1364
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1364

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