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Distance between McArthur River (MCV) and Elcho Island (ELC)

Flight distance from McArthur River to Elcho Island (McArthur River Mine Airport – Elcho Island Airport) is 306 miles / 493 kilometers / 266 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Driving distance from McArthur River (MCV) to Elcho Island (ELC) is 813 miles / 1308 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between McArthur River Mine Airport (MCV) and Elcho Island Airport (ELC).

How far is Elcho Island from McArthur River?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 306.025 miles
  • 492.500 kilometers
  • 265.929 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
  • 307.531 miles
  • 494.923 kilometers
  • 267.237 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 Elcho Island Airport
City: Elcho Island
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: ELC
ICAO Code: YELD
Coordinates: 12°1′9″S, 135°34′15″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between McArthur River and Elcho Island.

Time Difference

McArthur River

 ACST

Elcho Island

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 70 kg (154 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

McArthur River (MCV) → Elcho Island (ELC).

Distance:
306
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
306

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