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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Nuku (UKU)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Nuku (Buka Airport – Nuku Airport) is 849 miles / 1366 kilometers / 738 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 6 minutes.

Map of flight path from Buka Island to Nuku.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Nuku Airport (UKU).

How far is Nuku from Buka Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 848.934 miles
  • 1366.227 kilometers
  • 737.704 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
  • 848.081 miles
  • 1364.854 kilometers
  • 736.962 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 Nuku Airport
City: Nuku
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: UKU
ICAO Code: AYNU
Coordinates: 3°40′35″S, 142°29′3″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buka Island and Nuku.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Nuku

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 139 kg (307 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Nuku (UKU).

Distance:
849
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
849

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