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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 670 miles / 1079 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 51 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rockhampton to Cairns.

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

How far is Cairns from Rockhampton?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Rockhampton and Cairns. 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).

Airport information


A Rockhampton Airport
City: Rockhampton
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: ROK
ICAO Code: YBRK
Coordinates: 23°22′54″S, 150°28′30″E

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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rockhampton and Cairns.

Time Difference

Rockhampton

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Cairns

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 105 kg (231 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rockhampton (ROK) → Cairns (CNS).

Distance:
542
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
542

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