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Distance between Whyalla (WYA) and Cairns (CNS)

Flight distance from Whyalla to Cairns (Whyalla Airport – Cairns Airport) is 1226 miles / 1973 kilometers / 1066 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Whyalla (WYA) to Cairns (CNS) is 1657 miles / 2666 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 16 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Whyalla to Cairns.

Shortest flight path between Whyalla Airport (WYA) and Cairns Airport (CNS).

How far is Cairns from Whyalla?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1226.239 miles
  • 1973.440 kilometers
  • 1065.572 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
  • 1229.683 miles
  • 1978.982 kilometers
  • 1068.565 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 Whyalla Airport
City: Whyalla
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: WYA
ICAO Code: YWHA
Coordinates: 33°3′32″S, 137°30′50″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 Whyalla and Cairns is 30 minutes. Cairns is 30 minutes behind Whyalla.

Time Difference

Whyalla

 ACDT

Cairns

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (358 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Whyalla (WYA) → Cairns (CNS).

Distance:
1226
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1226

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