Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Tamworth (TMW)

Flight distance from Cairns to Tamworth (Cairns Airport – Tamworth Airport) is 1028 miles / 1655 kilometers / 894 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Tamworth (TMW) is 1282 miles / 2063 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Tamworth Airport (TMW).

How far is Tamworth from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1028.437 miles
• 1655.108 kilometers
• 893.687 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
• 1031.902 miles
• 1660.686 kilometers
• 896.698 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 Tamworth Airport
City: Tamworth
Country: Australia
IATA Code: TMW
ICAO Code: YSTW
Coordinates: 31°5′2″S, 150°50′49″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cairns and Tamworth is 1 hour. Tamworth is 1 hour ahead of Cairns.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 153 kg (336 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Tamworth (TMW).

Distance:
1028
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1028

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