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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Kavieng (KVG)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Kavieng (Buka Airport – Kavieng Airport) is 331 miles / 532 kilometers / 287 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 7 minutes.

Map of flight path from Buka Island to Kavieng.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Kavieng Airport (KVG).

How far is Kavieng from Buka Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 330.561 miles
  • 531.987 kilometers
  • 287.250 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
  • 330.961 miles
  • 532.630 kilometers
  • 287.597 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 Kavieng Airport
City: Kavieng
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: KVG
ICAO Code: AYKV
Coordinates: 2°34′45″S, 150°48′28″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buka Island and Kavieng.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Kavieng

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 74 kg (162 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Kavieng (KVG).

Distance:
331
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
331

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