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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 Flag of Australia
IATA Code: VCD
ICAO Code: YVRD
Coordinates: 16°24′7″S, 131°0′17″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

The time difference between Victoria River Downs and Cairns is 30 minutes. Cairns is 30 minutes ahead of Victoria River Downs.

Time Difference

Victoria River Downs

 ACST

Cairns

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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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