# Distance between McArthur River (MCV) and Townsville (TSV)

Flight distance from McArthur River to Townsville (McArthur River Mine Airport – Townsville Airport) is 729 miles / 1174 kilometers / 634 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 52 minutes.

Driving distance from McArthur River (MCV) to Townsville (TSV) is 1113 miles / 1791 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between McArthur River Mine Airport (MCV) and Townsville Airport (TSV).

## How far is Townsville from McArthur River?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 729.358 miles
• 1173.789 kilometers
• 633.795 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
• 728.627 miles
• 1172.611 kilometers
• 633.160 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 Townsville Airport
City: Townsville
Country: Australia
IATA Code: TSV
ICAO Code: YBTL
Coordinates: 19°15′9″S, 146°45′53″E

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (282 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

McArthur River (MCV) → Townsville (TSV).

Distance:
729
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
729

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