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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

McArthur River

 ACST

Lightning Ridge

 AEDT

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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