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Distance between Rockhampton (ROK) and Cairns (CNS)

Flight distance from Rockhampton to Cairns (Rockhampton Airport – Cairns Airport) is 542 miles / 872 kilometers / 471 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Rockhampton (ROK) to Cairns (CNS) is 669 miles / 1076 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 39 minutes.

Rockhampton – Cairns

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542
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471
Nautical miles

How far is Cairns from Rockhampton?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 541.831 miles
  • 871.993 kilometers
  • 470.838 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
  • 543.196 miles
  • 874.189 kilometers
  • 472.024 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).

How long does it take to fly from Rockhampton to Cairns?

Estimated flight time from Rockhampton Airport to Cairns Airport is 1 hour 31 minutes.

What is the time difference between Rockhampton and Cairns?

There is no time difference between Rockhampton and Cairns.

Flight carbon footprint between Rockhampton Airport (ROK) and Cairns Airport (CNS)

On average flying from Rockhampton to Cairns generates about 105 kg of CO2 per passenger, 105 kilograms is equal to 231 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rockhampton to Cairns

Shortest flight path between Rockhampton Airport (ROK) and Cairns Airport (CNS).

Airport information

Origin Rockhampton Airport
City: Rockhampton
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: ROK
ICAO Code: YBRK
Coordinates: 23°22′54″S, 150°28′30″E
Destination Cairns Airport
City: Cairns
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: CNS
ICAO Code: YBCS
Coordinates: 16°53′8″S, 145°45′18″E