# Distance between Victoria River Downs (VCD) and Cairns (CNS)

Flight distance from Victoria River Downs to Cairns (Victoria River Downs Airport – Cairns Airport) is 978 miles / 1574 kilometers / 850 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Victoria River Downs (VCD) to Cairns (CNS) is 1484 miles / 2388 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 53 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Victoria River Downs to Cairns.

Shortest flight path between Victoria River Downs Airport (VCD) and Cairns Airport (CNS).

## How far is Cairns from Victoria River Downs?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Victoria River Downs and Cairns. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 978.132 miles
• 1574.150 kilometers
• 849.973 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
• 976.777 miles
• 1571.971 kilometers
• 848.796 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 Victoria River Downs Airport
City: Victoria River Downs
Country: Australia
IATA Code: VCD
ICAO Code: YVRD
Coordinates: 16°24′7″S, 131°0′17″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 Victoria River Downs and Cairns is 30 minutes. Cairns is 30 minutes ahead of Victoria River Downs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (329 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Victoria River Downs (VCD) → Cairns (CNS).

Distance:
978
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
978

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