# Distance between McArthur River (MCV) and Cooktown (CTN)

Flight distance from McArthur River to Cooktown (McArthur River Mine Airport – Cooktown Airport) is 609 miles / 980 kilometers / 529 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 39 minutes.

Driving distance from McArthur River (MCV) to Cooktown (CTN) is 1053 miles / 1695 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between McArthur River Mine Airport (MCV) and Cooktown Airport (CTN).

## How far is Cooktown from McArthur River?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 609.211 miles
• 980.431 kilometers
• 529.390 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
• 608.425 miles
• 979.165 kilometers
• 528.707 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 Cooktown Airport
City: Cooktown
Country: Australia
IATA Code: CTN
ICAO Code: YCKN
Coordinates: 15°26′40″S, 145°11′2″E

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 114 kg (251 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

McArthur River (MCV) → Cooktown (CTN).

Distance:
609
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
609

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