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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Tapini (TPI)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Tapini (Buka Airport – Tapini Airport) is 565 miles / 909 kilometers / 491 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Map of flight path from Buka Island to Tapini.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Tapini Airport (TPI).

How far is Tapini from Buka Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 564.837 miles
  • 909.017 kilometers
  • 490.830 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
  • 564.657 miles
  • 908.728 kilometers
  • 490.674 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 Tapini Airport
City: Tapini
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: TPI
ICAO Code: AYTI
Coordinates: 8°21′24″S, 146°59′21″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buka Island and Tapini.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Tapini

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 108 kg (238 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Tapini (TPI).

Distance:
565
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
565

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