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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Alotau (GUR)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Alotau (Buka Airport – Gurney Airport) is 449 miles / 722 kilometers / 390 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Map of flight path from Buka Island to Alotau.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Gurney Airport (GUR).

How far is Alotau from Buka Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 448.592 miles
  • 721.938 kilometers
  • 389.815 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
  • 449.725 miles
  • 723.762 kilometers
  • 390.800 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 Gurney Airport
City: Alotau
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: GUR
ICAO Code: AYGN
Coordinates: 10°18′41″S, 150°20′2″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buka Island and Alotau.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Alotau

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (201 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Alotau (GUR).

Distance:
449
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
449

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