Distance between Victoria River Downs (VCD) and Lightning Ridge (LHG)

Flight distance from Victoria River Downs to Lightning Ridge (Victoria River Downs Airport – Lightning Ridge Airport) is 1403 miles / 2258 kilometers / 1219 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Victoria River Downs (VCD) to Lightning Ridge (LHG) is 1829 miles / 2943 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 10 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Victoria River Downs to Lightning Ridge.

Shortest flight path between Victoria River Downs Airport (VCD) and Lightning Ridge Airport (LHG).

How far is Lightning Ridge from Victoria River Downs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1403.236 miles
• 2258.290 kilometers
• 1219.379 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
• 1404.221 miles
• 2259.875 kilometers
• 1220.235 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 Lightning Ridge Airport
City: Lightning Ridge
Country: Australia
IATA Code: LHG
ICAO Code: YLRD
Coordinates: 29°27′24″S, 147°59′2″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Victoria River Downs and Lightning Ridge is 1 hour 30 minutes. Lightning Ridge is 1 hour 30 minutes ahead of Victoria River Downs.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 173 kg (382 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Victoria River Downs (VCD) → Lightning Ridge (LHG).

Distance:
1403
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1403

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