Air Miles Calculator

Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Rockhampton (ROK)

Flight distance from Cairns to Rockhampton (Cairns Airport – Rockhampton Airport) is 542 miles / 872 kilometers / 471 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Rockhampton (ROK) is 670 miles / 1078 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Rockhampton Airport (ROK).

How far is Rockhampton from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 541.831 miles
  • 871.993 kilometers
  • 470.838 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
  • 543.196 miles
  • 874.189 kilometers
  • 472.024 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 Rockhampton Airport
City: Rockhampton
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: ROK
ICAO Code: YBRK
Coordinates: 23°22′54″S, 150°28′30″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Rockhampton.

Time Difference

Cairns

 AEST

Rockhampton

 AEST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 105 kg (231 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Rockhampton (ROK).

Distance:
542
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
542

Round trip?