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Distance between Bila (AFT) and Buka Island (BUA)

Flight distance from Bila to Buka Island (Afutara Airport – Buka Airport) is 502 miles / 809 kilometers / 437 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 27 minutes.

Bila – Buka Island

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502
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809
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437
Nautical miles

How far is Buka Island from Bila?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 502.411 miles
  • 808.552 kilometers
  • 436.583 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
  • 502.708 miles
  • 809.029 kilometers
  • 436.841 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Bila to Buka Island is 1 hour 27 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Bila and Buka Island is 1 hour. Buka Island is 1 hour behind Bila.

Bila time to Buka Island time converter

Time in Bila: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Buka Island: 00:00

Current local times

Bila

 +11

Buka Island

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Bila to Buka Island generates about 99 kg of CO2 per passenger, 99 kilograms is equal to 218 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Bila to Buka Island

Shortest flight path between Afutara Airport (AFT) and Buka Airport (BUA).

Airport information

Origin Afutara Airport
City: Bila
Country: Solomon Islands Flag of Solomon Islands
IATA Code: AFT
ICAO Code: AGAF
Coordinates: 9°11′29″S, 160°56′54″E
Destination Buka Airport
City: Buka Island
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: BUA
ICAO Code: AYBK
Coordinates: 5°25′20″S, 154°40′22″E