# Distance between Kalkurung (KFG) and Cairns (CNS)

Flight distance from Kalkurung to Cairns (Kalkgurung Airport – Cairns Airport) is 989 miles / 1591 kilometers / 859 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Kalkurung (KFG) to Cairns (CNS) is 1530 miles / 2463 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 13 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Kalkurung to Cairns.

Shortest flight path between Kalkgurung Airport (KFG) and Cairns Airport (CNS).

## How far is Cairns from Kalkurung?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 988.628 miles
• 1591.043 kilometers
• 859.095 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
• 987.244 miles
• 1588.816 kilometers
• 857.892 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 Kalkgurung Airport
City: Kalkurung
Country: Australia
IATA Code: KFG
ICAO Code: YKKG
Coordinates: 17°25′54″S, 130°48′28″E

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

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (331 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kalkurung (KFG) → Cairns (CNS).

Distance:
989
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
989

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