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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Goroka (GKA)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Goroka (Buka Airport – Goroka Airport) is 640 miles / 1031 kilometers / 556 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 42 minutes.

Map of flight path from Buka Island to Goroka.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Goroka Airport (GKA).

How far is Goroka from Buka Island?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Buka Island and Goroka. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 640.357 miles
  • 1030.555 kilometers
  • 556.455 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
  • 639.642 miles
  • 1029.403 kilometers
  • 555.833 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 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

B Goroka Airport
City: Goroka
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: GKA
ICAO Code: AYGA
Coordinates: 6°4′54″S, 145°23′31″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buka Island and Goroka.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Goroka

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 118 kg (259 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Goroka (GKA).

Distance:
640
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
640

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