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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Woomera (UMR)

Flight distance from Cairns to Woomera (Cairns Airport – RAAF Base Woomera) is 1131 miles / 1820 kilometers / 983 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Woomera (UMR) is 1540 miles / 2479 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and RAAF Base Woomera (UMR).

How far is Woomera from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1131.167 miles
  • 1820.437 kilometers
  • 982.957 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
  • 1134.027 miles
  • 1825.040 kilometers
  • 985.443 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 RAAF Base Woomera
City: Woomera
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: UMR
ICAO Code: YPWR
Coordinates: 31°8′39″S, 136°49′1″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cairns and Woomera is 30 minutes. Woomera is 30 minutes ahead of Cairns.

Time Difference

Cairns

 AEST

Woomera

 ACDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (349 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Woomera (UMR).

Distance:
1131
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1131

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