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Distance between Buka Island (BUA) and Wipim (WPM)

Flight distance from Buka Island to Wipim (Buka Airport – Wipim Airport) is 842 miles / 1354 kilometers / 731 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Map of flight path from Buka Island to Wipim.

Shortest flight path between Buka Airport (BUA) and Wipim Airport (WPM).

How far is Wipim from Buka Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 841.634 miles
  • 1354.479 kilometers
  • 731.360 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
  • 841.072 miles
  • 1353.574 kilometers
  • 730.872 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 Wipim Airport
City: Wipim
Country: Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: WPM
ICAO Code: AYXP
Coordinates: 8°47′17″S, 142°52′55″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buka Island and Wipim.

Time Difference

Buka Island

 +10

Wipim

 +10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 139 kg (306 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buka Island (BUA) → Wipim (WPM).

Distance:
842
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
842

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