# Distance between Victoria River Downs (VCD) and Cooktown (CTN)

Flight distance from Victoria River Downs to Cooktown (Victoria River Downs Airport – Cooktown Airport) is 945 miles / 1522 kilometers / 822 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Victoria River Downs (VCD) to Cooktown (CTN) is 1627 miles / 2619 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Victoria River Downs Airport (VCD) and Cooktown Airport (CTN).

## How far is Cooktown from Victoria River Downs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 945.477 miles
• 1521.598 kilometers
• 821.597 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
• 944.211 miles
• 1519.561 kilometers
• 820.497 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 Cooktown Airport
City: Cooktown
Country: Australia
IATA Code: CTN
ICAO Code: YCKN
Coordinates: 15°26′40″S, 145°11′2″E

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (324 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Victoria River Downs (VCD) → Cooktown (CTN).

Distance:
945
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
945

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