# Distance between Weipa (WEI) and Cooktown (CTN)

Flight distance from Weipa to Cooktown (Weipa Airport – Cooktown Airport) is 290 miles / 466 kilometers / 252 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Weipa (WEI) to Cooktown (CTN) is 404 miles / 650 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 23 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Weipa to Cooktown.

Shortest flight path between Weipa Airport (WEI) and Cooktown Airport (CTN).

## How far is Cooktown from Weipa?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 289.806 miles
• 466.398 kilometers
• 251.835 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
• 290.217 miles
• 467.058 kilometers
• 252.191 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 Weipa Airport
City: Weipa
Country: Australia
IATA Code: WEI
ICAO Code: YBWP
Coordinates: 12°40′42″S, 141°55′30″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

There is no time difference between Weipa and Cooktown.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (149 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Weipa (WEI) → Cooktown (CTN).

Distance:
290
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
290

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