# Distance between McArthur River (MCV) and Longreach (LRE)

Flight distance from McArthur River to Longreach (McArthur River Mine Airport – Longreach Airport) is 718 miles / 1155 kilometers / 624 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 51 minutes.

Driving distance from McArthur River (MCV) to Longreach (LRE) is 952 miles / 1532 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between McArthur River Mine Airport (MCV) and Longreach Airport (LRE).

## How far is Longreach from McArthur River?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 717.644 miles
• 1154.936 kilometers
• 623.616 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
• 718.479 miles
• 1156.280 kilometers
• 624.341 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 Longreach Airport
City: Longreach
Country: Australia
IATA Code: LRE
ICAO Code: YLRE
Coordinates: 23°26′3″S, 144°16′47″E

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 127 kg (279 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

McArthur River (MCV) → Longreach (LRE).

Distance:
718
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
718

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