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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Saibai Island (SBR)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Saibai Island (Buka Airport – Saibai Island Airport) is 870 miles / 1400 kilometers / 756 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 8 minutes.

Map of flight path from Buka Island to Saibai Island.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Saibai Island Airport (SBR).

How far is Saibai Island from Buka Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 869.849 miles
  • 1399.887 kilometers
  • 755.878 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
  • 869.392 miles
  • 1399.150 kilometers
  • 755.481 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 Saibai Island Airport
City: Saibai Island
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SBR
ICAO Code: YSII
Coordinates: 9°22′41″S, 142°37′30″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buka Island and Saibai Island.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Saibai Island

 AEST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 141 kg (311 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Saibai Island (SBR).

Distance:
870
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
870

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