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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Whyalla (WYA)

Flight distance from Cairns to Whyalla (Cairns Airport – Whyalla Airport) is 1226 miles / 1973 kilometers / 1066 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Whyalla (WYA) is 1658 miles / 2668 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Whyalla Airport (WYA).

How far is Whyalla from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1226.239 miles
  • 1973.440 kilometers
  • 1065.572 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
  • 1229.683 miles
  • 1978.982 kilometers
  • 1068.565 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 Whyalla Airport
City: Whyalla
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: WYA
ICAO Code: YWHA
Coordinates: 33°3′32″S, 137°30′50″E

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Cairns

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Whyalla

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (358 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Whyalla (WYA).

Distance:
1226
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1226

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