Map of flight path from Buka Island to Merauke.
Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Mopah International Airport (MKQ).
How far is Merauke from Buka Island?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Buka Island and Merauke. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1001.514 miles
- 1611.780 kilometers
- 870.292 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
- 1000.645 miles
- 1610.383 kilometers
- 869.537 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
The time difference between Buka Island and Merauke is 1 hour. Merauke is 1 hour behind Buka Island.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 151 kg (333 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Buka Island (BUA) → Merauke (MKQ).