Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairns to Townsville.
Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Townsville Airport (TSV).
How far is Townsville from Cairns?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Cairns and Townsville. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 175.803 miles
- 282.927 kilometers
- 152.768 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
- 176.466 miles
- 283.995 kilometers
- 153.345 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Cairns and Townsville.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 51 kg (112 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Cairns (CNS) → Townsville (TSV).