# Distance between Mount Hotham (MHU) and Cairns (CNS)

Flight distance from Mount Hotham to Cairns (Mount Hotham Airport – Cairns Airport) is 1392 miles / 2240 kilometers / 1209 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Mount Hotham (MHU) to Cairns (CNS) is 1769 miles / 2847 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 14 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Mount Hotham to Cairns.

Shortest flight path between Mount Hotham Airport (MHU) and Cairns Airport (CNS).

## How far is Cairns from Mount Hotham?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Mount Hotham and Cairns. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1391.565 miles
• 2239.506 kilometers
• 1209.237 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
• 1396.368 miles
• 2247.236 kilometers
• 1213.411 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 Mount Hotham Airport
City: Mount Hotham
Country: Australia
IATA Code: MHU
ICAO Code: YHOT
Coordinates: 37°2′51″S, 147°20′2″E

B Cairns Airport
City: Cairns
Country: Australia
IATA Code: CNS
ICAO Code: YBCS
Coordinates: 16°53′8″S, 145°45′18″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Mount Hotham and Cairns is 1 hour. Cairns is 1 hour behind Mount Hotham.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 173 kg (381 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Mount Hotham (MHU) → Cairns (CNS).

Distance:
1392
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1392

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