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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Cairns

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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

Round trip?