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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Mendi (MDU)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Mendi (Buka Airport – Mendi Airport) is 760 miles / 1223 kilometers / 660 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 56 minutes.

Map of flight path from Buka Island to Mendi.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Mendi Airport (MDU).

How far is Mendi from Buka Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 759.750 miles
  • 1222.699 kilometers
  • 660.205 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
  • 758.897 miles
  • 1221.326 kilometers
  • 659.463 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 Mendi Airport
City: Mendi
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: MDU
ICAO Code: AYMN
Coordinates: 6°8′51″S, 143°39′25″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buka Island and Mendi.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Mendi

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 131 kg (289 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Mendi (MDU).

Distance:
760
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
760

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