# 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
IATA Code: MCV
ICAO Code: YMHU
Coordinates: 16°26′32″S, 136°5′2″E

B Elcho Island Airport
City: Elcho Island
Country: 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.

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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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