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Distance between Melbourne (MEL) and Maroochydore (MCY)

Flight distance from Melbourne to Maroochydore (Melbourne Airport – Sunshine Coast Airport) is 902 miles / 1452 kilometers / 784 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Melbourne (MEL) to Maroochydore (MCY) is 1091 miles / 1755 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 41 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Melbourne to Maroochydore.

Shortest flight path between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY).

How far is Maroochydore from Melbourne?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Melbourne and Maroochydore. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 902.185 miles
  • 1451.927 kilometers
  • 783.978 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
  • 903.427 miles
  • 1453.924 kilometers
  • 785.056 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 Melbourne Airport
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MEL
ICAO Code: YMML
Coordinates: 37°40′23″S, 144°50′34″E

B Sunshine Coast Airport
City: Maroochydore
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MCY
ICAO Code: YBMC
Coordinates: 26°36′11″S, 153°5′27″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Melbourne and Maroochydore.

Time Difference

Melbourne

 AEST

Maroochydore

 AEST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 144 kg (317 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Melbourne (MEL) → Maroochydore (MCY).

Distance:
902
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
902

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