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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Madang (MAG)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Madang (Buka Airport – Madang Airport) is 612 miles / 985 kilometers / 532 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 39 minutes.

Map of flight path from Buka Island to Madang.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Madang Airport (MAG).

How far is Madang from Buka Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 612.062 miles
  • 985.018 kilometers
  • 531.867 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
  • 611.363 miles
  • 983.893 kilometers
  • 531.260 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 Madang Airport
City: Madang
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: MAG
ICAO Code: AYMD
Coordinates: 5°12′25″S, 145°47′20″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buka Island and Madang.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Madang

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 114 kg (252 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Madang (MAG).

Distance:
612
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
612

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