# 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
IATA Code: WYA
ICAO Code: YWHA
Coordinates: 33°3′32″S, 137°30′50″E

B Cairns Airport
City: Cairns
Country: 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.

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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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