# Distance between McArthur River (MCV) and Saibai Island (SBR)

Flight distance from McArthur River to Saibai Island (McArthur River Mine Airport – Saibai Island Airport) is 656 miles / 1055 kilometers / 570 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 44 minutes.

Driving distance from McArthur River (MCV) to Saibai Island (SBR) is 1150 miles / 1850 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between McArthur River Mine Airport (MCV) and Saibai Island Airport (SBR).

## How far is Saibai Island from McArthur River?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 655.803 miles
• 1055.412 kilometers
• 569.877 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
• 657.258 miles
• 1057.754 kilometers
• 571.141 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 Saibai Island Airport
City: Saibai Island
Country: Australia
IATA Code: SBR
ICAO Code: YSII
Coordinates: 9°22′41″S, 142°37′30″E

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 120 kg (264 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

McArthur River (MCV) → Saibai Island (SBR).

Distance:
656
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
656

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