# Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Port Augusta (PUG)

Flight distance from Cairns to Port Augusta (Cairns Airport – Port Augusta Airport) is 1187 miles / 1910 kilometers / 1031 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Port Augusta (PUG) is 1611 miles / 2593 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Port Augusta Airport (PUG).

## How far is Port Augusta from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1186.968 miles
• 1910.239 kilometers
• 1031.447 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
• 1190.319 miles
• 1915.632 kilometers
• 1034.359 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 Port Augusta Airport
City: Port Augusta
Country: Australia
IATA Code: PUG
ICAO Code: YPAG
Coordinates: 32°30′24″S, 137°43′1″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cairns and Port Augusta is 30 minutes. Port Augusta is 30 minutes behind Cairns.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (355 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Port Augusta (PUG).

Distance:
1187
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1187

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