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Distance between McArthur River (MCV) and Cairns (CNS)

Flight distance from McArthur River to Cairns (McArthur River Mine Airport – Cairns Airport) is 642 miles / 1033 kilometers / 558 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 42 minutes.

Driving distance from McArthur River (MCV) to Cairns (CNS) is 910 miles / 1465 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 35 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from McArthur River to Cairns.

Shortest flight path between McArthur River Mine Airport (MCV) and Cairns Airport (CNS).

How far is Cairns from McArthur River?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 641.692 miles
  • 1032.703 kilometers
  • 557.615 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
  • 640.807 miles
  • 1031.280 kilometers
  • 556.846 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 McArthur River Mine Airport
City: McArthur River
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MCV
ICAO Code: YMHU
Coordinates: 16°26′32″S, 136°5′2″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

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

Time Difference

McArthur River

 ACST

Cairns

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 118 kg (260 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

McArthur River (MCV) → Cairns (CNS).

Distance:
642
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
642

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