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 ahead of 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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