Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Portland (PTJ)

Flight distance from Cairns to Portland (Cairns Airport – Portland Airport (Victoria)) is 1499 miles / 2412 kilometers / 1302 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Portland (PTJ) is 1899 miles / 3056 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 40 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Portland Airport (Victoria) (PTJ).

How far is Portland from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1498.562 miles
• 2411.702 kilometers
• 1302.215 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
• 1503.393 miles
• 2419.476 kilometers
• 1306.412 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 Portland Airport (Victoria)
City: Portland
Country: Australia
IATA Code: PTJ
ICAO Code: YPOD
Coordinates: 38°19′5″S, 141°28′15″E

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (395 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Portland (PTJ).

Distance:
1499
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1499

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