Map of flight path from Buka Island to Lae.
Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Lae Nadzab Airport (LAE).
How far is Lae from Buka Island?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Buka Island and Lae. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 552.356 miles
- 888.930 kilometers
- 479.984 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
- 551.793 miles
- 888.025 kilometers
- 479.495 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Buka Island and Lae.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 106 kg (234 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Buka Island (BUA) → Lae (LAE).