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Distance between Hervey Bay (HVB) and Cairns (CNS)

Flight distance from Hervey Bay to Cairns (Hervey Bay Airport – Cairns Airport) is 740 miles / 1191 kilometers / 643 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Cairns (CNS) is 915 miles / 1472 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 37 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Hervey Bay to Cairns.

Shortest flight path between Hervey Bay Airport (HVB) and Cairns Airport (CNS).

How far is Cairns from Hervey Bay?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 740.010 miles
  • 1190.930 kilometers
  • 643.051 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
  • 741.522 miles
  • 1193.364 kilometers
  • 644.365 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 Hervey Bay Airport
City: Hervey Bay
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: HVB
ICAO Code: YHBA
Coordinates: 25°19′8″S, 152°52′48″E

B Cairns Airport
City: Cairns
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: CNS
ICAO Code: YBCS
Coordinates: 16°53′8″S, 145°45′18″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Hervey Bay and Cairns.

Time Difference

Hervey Bay

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Cairns

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 129 kg (284 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Hervey Bay (HVB) → Cairns (CNS).

Distance:
740
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
740

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