Distance between Kimba and Lightning Ridge
The distance from Kimba to Lightning Ridge is 1,494 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 17 hours and 4 minutes and goes through Port Augusta, Broken Hill, Wilmington, Orroroo, Peterborough, Wilcannia and Cobar.
|Shortest distance by air||1,173 km ✈️|
|Car route length||1,494 km 🚗|
|Driving time||17 h 4 min|
|Fuel amount||119.6 L|
|Fuel cost||196.1 AUD|
|Kimba||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
A1 158 km, 1 h 47 min
|Port Augusta||158 km||1 h 47 min||12.4 L|
A1 54 km, 36 min
|Wilmington||211 km||2 h 23 min||14.9 L|
B56 37 km, 25 min
|Orroroo||249 km||2 h 48 min||18.9 L|
B56 32 km, 22 min
|Peterborough||281 km||3 h 11 min||20.9 L|
B56 A32 305 km, 3 h 27 min
|Broken Hill||586 km||6 h 38 min||41.7 L|
A32 235 km, 2 h 38 min
|Wilcannia||821 km||9 h 17 min||55.3 L|
A32 201 km, 2 h 15 min
|Cobar||1,023 km||11 h 32 min||78.9 L|
A32 B87 186 km, 2 h 06 min
|Bourke||1,209 km||13 h 39 min||90.9 L|
B76 285 km, 3 h 25 min
|Lightning Ridge||1,494 km||17 h 04 min||117.8 L|
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Kimba to Lightning Ridge?
Fuel cost: 196.1 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,494 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.64 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Kimba to Lightning Ridge?
Driving time: 17 h 4 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 1,283 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 14 h 15 min
- 183 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 2 h 17 min
- 8 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 8 min
- 19 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 22 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Kimba to Lightning Ridge by land?
The distance between Kimba and Lightning Ridge is 1,494 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Kimba and Lightning Ridge respectively.
How far is Kimba to Lightning Ridge by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Kimba and Lightning Ridge is 1,173 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Kimba and Lightning Ridge respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Kimba from Lightning Ridge by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 27 min to cover the distance of 1,173 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 19 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Kimba to Lightning Ridge?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 4 h 53 min to cover the distance of 1,173 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 5 h 35 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Kimba and Lightning Ridge?
The halfway point between Kimba and Lightning Ridge is Wilcannia. It is located about 74 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Wilcannia to Kimba is 821 km and driving will take about 9 h 17 min. The road between Wilcannia and Lightning Ridge has length 673 km and will take approximately 7 h 47 min.
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Where is Kimba in relation to Lightning Ridge?
Kimba is located 1,173 km south-west of Lightning Ridge.
Kimba has geographic coordinates: latitude -33.14034, longitude 136.41676.
Lightning Ridge has geographic coordinates: latitude -29.43407, longitude 147.97696.
Which highway goes from Kimba to Lightning Ridge?
The route from Kimba to Lightning Ridge follows A32, B76, A1, B87, B56.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- B55: 72 km
- B80: 12 km
- B82: 3 km
- B71: 1 km