# Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Yam Island (XMY)

Flight distance from Cairns to Yam Island (Cairns Airport – Yam Island Airport) is 520 miles / 837 kilometers / 452 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Yam Island (XMY) 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 Yam Island.

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Yam Island Airport (XMY).

## How far is Yam Island from Cairns?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 520.286 miles
• 837.319 kilometers
• 452.116 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
• 522.430 miles
• 840.769 kilometers
• 453.979 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 Yam Island Airport
City: Yam Island
Country: Australia
IATA Code: XMY
ICAO Code: YYMI
Coordinates: 9°54′3″S, 142°46′33″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cairns and Yam Island.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (224 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Yam Island (XMY).

Distance:
520
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
520

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