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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Vanimo (VAI)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Vanimo (Buka Airport – Vanimo Airport) is 941 miles / 1515 kilometers / 818 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 16 minutes.

Map of flight path from Buka Island to Vanimo.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Vanimo Airport (VAI).

How far is Vanimo from Buka Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 941.291 miles
  • 1514.861 kilometers
  • 817.959 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
  • 940.473 miles
  • 1513.544 kilometers
  • 817.248 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 Vanimo Airport
City: Vanimo
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: VAI
ICAO Code: AYVN
Coordinates: 2°41′49″S, 141°18′7″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buka Island and Vanimo.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Vanimo

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (323 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Vanimo (VAI).

Distance:
941
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
941

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