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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Popondetta (PNP)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Popondetta (Buka Airport – Girua Airport) is 495 miles / 796 kilometers / 430 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Map of flight path from Buka Island to Popondetta.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Girua Airport (PNP).

How far is Popondetta from Buka Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 494.757 miles
  • 796.235 kilometers
  • 429.932 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
  • 494.904 miles
  • 796.471 kilometers
  • 430.060 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 Girua Airport
City: Popondetta
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: PNP
ICAO Code: AYGR
Coordinates: 8°48′16″S, 148°18′32″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buka Island and Popondetta.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Popondetta

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 98 kg (216 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Popondetta (PNP).

Distance:
495
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
495

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