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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Merauke (MKQ)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Merauke (Buka Airport – Mopah International Airport) is 1002 miles / 1612 kilometers / 870 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 23 minutes.

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).

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 Mopah International Airport
City: Merauke
Country: Indonesia Flag of Indonesia
IATA Code: MKQ
ICAO Code: WAKK
Coordinates: 8°31′13″S, 140°25′4″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Buka Island and Merauke is 1 hour. Merauke is 1 hour behind Buka Island.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Merauke

 WIT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 151 kg (333 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Merauke (MKQ).

Distance:
1002
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1002

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