# 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
IATA Code: MCV
ICAO Code: YMHU
Coordinates: 16°26′32″S, 136°5′2″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 McArthur River and Cairns is 30 minutes. Cairns is 30 minutes ahead of McArthur River.

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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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