# Distance between McArthur River (MCV) and Mackay (MKY)

Flight distance from McArthur River to Mackay (McArthur River Mine Airport – Mackay Airport) is 917 miles / 1476 kilometers / 797 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from McArthur River (MCV) to Mackay (MKY) is 1317 miles / 2119 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 25 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between McArthur River Mine Airport (MCV) and Mackay Airport (MKY).

## How far is Mackay from McArthur River?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 916.905 miles
• 1475.616 kilometers
• 796.769 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
• 916.258 miles
• 1474.575 kilometers
• 796.207 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 Mackay Airport
City: Mackay
Country: Australia
IATA Code: MKY
ICAO Code: YBMK
Coordinates: 21°10′18″S, 149°10′47″E

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 145 kg (319 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

McArthur River (MCV) → Mackay (MKY).

Distance:
917
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
917

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