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

B Saibai Island Airport
City: Saibai Island
Country: 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.

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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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