# How far is Avarua from Atiu Island?

The distance between Atiu Island (Enua Airport) and Avarua (Rarotonga International Airport) is 138 miles / 223 kilometers / 120 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Atiu Island (AIU) to Avarua (RAR) is 5 miles / 8 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 11 minutes.

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## Distance from Atiu Island to Avarua

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Atiu Island to Avarua. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 138.418 miles
• 222.762 kilometers
• 120.282 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 138.514 miles
• 222.916 kilometers
• 120.365 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Atiu Island to Avarua?

The estimated flight time from Enua Airport to Rarotonga International Airport is 45 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Enua Airport (AIU) and Rarotonga International Airport (RAR)

On average, flying from Atiu Island to Avarua generates about 45 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 45 kilograms equals 100 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Atiu Island to Avarua

See the map of the shortest flight path between Enua Airport (AIU) and Rarotonga International Airport (RAR).

## Airport information

Origin Enua Airport
City: Atiu Island
Country: Cook Islands
IATA Code: AIU
ICAO Code: NCAT
Coordinates: 19°58′4″S, 158°7′8″W
Destination Rarotonga International Airport
City: Avarua
Country: Cook Islands
IATA Code: RAR
ICAO Code: NCRG
Coordinates: 21°12′9″S, 159°48′21″W