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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Port Moresby (POM)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Port Moresby (Buka Airport – Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport) is 581 miles / 935 kilometers / 505 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Map of flight path from Buka Island to Port Moresby.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport (POM).

How far is Port Moresby from Buka Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 581.025 miles
  • 935.069 kilometers
  • 504.897 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
  • 581.214 miles
  • 935.373 kilometers
  • 505.061 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 Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport
City: Port Moresby
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: POM
ICAO Code: AYPY
Coordinates: 9°26′36″S, 147°13′12″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buka Island and Port Moresby.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Port Moresby

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 110 kg (243 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Port Moresby (POM).

Distance:
581
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
581

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