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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Wapenamanda (WBM)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Wapenamanda (Buka Airport – Wapenamanda Airport) is 742 miles / 1194 kilometers / 645 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 54 minutes.

Map of flight path from Buka Island to Wapenamanda.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Wapenamanda Airport (WBM).

How far is Wapenamanda from Buka Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 742.217 miles
  • 1194.482 kilometers
  • 644.969 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
  • 741.366 miles
  • 1193.113 kilometers
  • 644.229 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 Wapenamanda Airport
City: Wapenamanda
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: WBM
ICAO Code: AYWD
Coordinates: 5°38′35″S, 143°53′42″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buka Island and Wapenamanda.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Wapenamanda

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 129 kg (285 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Wapenamanda (WBM).

Distance:
742
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
742

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