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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Kieta (KIE)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Kieta (Buka Airport – Aropa Airport) is 95 miles / 152 kilometers / 82 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Buka Island (BUA) to Kieta (KIE) is 130 miles / 209 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 8 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Buka Island to Kieta.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Aropa Airport (KIE).

How far is Kieta from Buka Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 94.624 miles
  • 152.282 kilometers
  • 82.226 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
  • 94.775 miles
  • 152.525 kilometers
  • 82.357 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 Aropa Airport
City: Kieta
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: KIE
ICAO Code: AYIQ
Coordinates: 6°18′19″S, 155°43′41″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Buka Island and Kieta is 1 hour. Kieta is 1 hour ahead of Buka Island.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Kieta

 +11

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 39 kg (86 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Kieta (KIE).

Distance:
95
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
95

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