Distance between Mackay and Mount Isa
The distance from Mackay to Mount Isa is 1,241 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 14 hours and 2 minutes and goes through Charters Towers, Paget, Te Kowai, Marian, Pleystowe, Walkerston and Hampden.
|Shortest distance by air||1,008 km ✈️|
|Car route length||1,241 km 🚗|
|Driving time||14 h 2 min|
|Fuel amount||99.3 L|
|Fuel cost||162.8 AUD|
|Mackay||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
A1 4 km, 03 min
|Paget||4 km||03 min||0.2 L|
A1 70 5 km, 04 min
|Te Kowai||9 km||07 min||0.6 L|
70 12 km, 08 min
|Marian||21 km||15 min||0.9 L|
64 17 km, 11 min
|Hampden||38 km||27 min||2.7 L|
A1 12 km, 07 min
|Buthurra||49 km||34 min||3.5 L|
A1 12 km, 07 min
|Kolijo||61 km||42 min||4.7 L|
A1 20 km, 13 min
|Pindi Pindi||81 km||56 min||5.1 L|
A1 383 km, 4 h 23 min
|Charters Towers||464 km||5 h 19 min||36.1 L|
A6 777 km, 8 h 42 min
|Mount Isa||1,241 km||14 h 02 min||98.1 L|
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Mackay to Mount Isa?
Fuel cost: 162.8 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,241 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 Mackay to Mount Isa?
Driving time: 14 h 2 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 1,121 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 12 h 27 min
- 99 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 14 min
- 5 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
- 15 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 15 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Mackay to Mount Isa by land?
The distance between Mackay and Mount Isa is 1,241 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Mackay and Mount Isa respectively.
How far is Mackay to Mount Isa by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Mackay and Mount Isa is 1,008 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 Mackay and Mount Isa respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Mackay from Mount Isa by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 15 min to cover the distance of 1,008 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 4 h 34 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 Mackay to Mount Isa?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 4 h 12 min to cover the distance of 1,008 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 4 h 48 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 Mackay and Mount Isa?
The halfway point between Mackay and Mount Isa is Torrens Creek. It is located about 23 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Torrens Creek to Mackay is 644 km and driving will take about 7 h 19 min. The road between Torrens Creek and Mount Isa has length 597 km and will take approximately 6 h 43 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Mackay in relation to Mount Isa?
Mackay is located 1,008 km east of Mount Isa.
Mackay has geographic coordinates: latitude -21.14196, longitude 149.18651.
Mount Isa has geographic coordinates: latitude -20.72899, longitude 139.49315.
Which highway goes from Mackay to Mount Isa?
The route from Mackay to Mount Isa follows A6, A1, A2, 83.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- 64: 14 km
- 70: 6 km
- 84: 3 km