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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Saibai Island (SBR)

Flight distance from Cairns to Saibai Island (Cairns Airport – Saibai Island Airport) is 557 miles / 897 kilometers / 484 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Saibai Island (SBR) is 639 miles / 1028 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 34 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairns to Saibai Island.

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Saibai Island Airport (SBR).

How far is Saibai Island from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 557.449 miles
  • 897.128 kilometers
  • 484.410 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
  • 559.775 miles
  • 900.870 kilometers
  • 486.431 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 Saibai Island Airport
City: Saibai Island
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SBR
ICAO Code: YSII
Coordinates: 9°22′41″S, 142°37′30″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Saibai Island.

Time Difference

Cairns

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Saibai Island

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 107 kg (236 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Saibai Island (SBR).

Distance:
557
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
557

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