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

B Rockhampton Airport
City: Rockhampton
Country: 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.

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## 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

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