# Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Richmond (RCM)

Flight distance from Cairns to Richmond (Cairns Airport – Richmond Airport) is 314 miles / 506 kilometers / 273 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Richmond (RCM) is 531 miles / 854 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Richmond Airport (RCM).

## How far is Richmond from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 314.295 miles
• 505.809 kilometers
• 273.115 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
• 315.157 miles
• 507.196 kilometers
• 273.864 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 Richmond Airport
City: Richmond
Country: Australia
IATA Code: RCM
ICAO Code: YRMD
Coordinates: 20°42′6″S, 143°6′54″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Richmond.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 71 kg (157 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Richmond (RCM).

Distance:
314
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
314

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