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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.

Map of flight path from Bila to Buka Island.

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

How far is Buka Island from Bila?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Bila and Buka Island. 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).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Bila

 +11

Buka Island

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (218 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Bila (AFT) → Buka Island (BUA).

Distance:
502
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
502

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