# Distance between McArthur River (MCV) and Lightning Ridge (LHG)

Flight distance from McArthur River to Lightning Ridge (McArthur River Mine Airport – Lightning Ridge Airport) is 1172 miles / 1886 kilometers / 1018 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 43 minutes.

Driving distance from McArthur River (MCV) to Lightning Ridge (LHG) is 1596 miles / 2569 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between McArthur River Mine Airport (MCV) and Lightning Ridge Airport (LHG).

## How far is Lightning Ridge from McArthur River?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1171.767 miles
• 1885.777 kilometers
• 1018.238 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
• 1173.748 miles
• 1888.965 kilometers
• 1019.959 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 Lightning Ridge Airport
City: Lightning Ridge
Country: Australia
IATA Code: LHG
ICAO Code: YLRD
Coordinates: 29°27′24″S, 147°59′2″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between McArthur River and Lightning Ridge is 1 hour 30 minutes. Lightning Ridge is 1 hour 30 minutes ahead of McArthur River.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (353 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

McArthur River (MCV) → Lightning Ridge (LHG).

Distance:
1172
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1172

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