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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 Flag of Australia
IATA Code: CNS
ICAO Code: YBCS
Coordinates: 16°53′8″S, 145°45′18″E

B Richmond Airport
City: Richmond
Country: Australia Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Cairns

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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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