# Distance between Fakarava (FAV) and Nuku Hiva (NHV)

Flight distance from Fakarava to Nuku Hiva (Fakarava Airport – Nuku Hiva Airport) is 619 miles / 996 kilometers / 538 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Fakarava (FAV) to Nuku Hiva (NHV) is 28 miles / 45 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fakarava to Nuku Hiva.

Shortest flight path between Fakarava Airport (FAV) and Nuku Hiva Airport (NHV).

## How far is Nuku Hiva from Fakarava?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 619.055 miles
• 996.272 kilometers
• 537.944 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
• 620.846 miles
• 999.154 kilometers
• 539.500 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 Fakarava Airport
City: Fakarava
Country: French Polynesia
IATA Code: FAV
ICAO Code: NTGF
Coordinates: 16°3′14″S, 145°39′25″W

B Nuku Hiva Airport
City: Nuku Hiva
Country: French Polynesia
IATA Code: NHV
ICAO Code: NTMD
Coordinates: 8°47′44″S, 140°13′44″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fakarava and Nuku Hiva is 30 minutes. Nuku Hiva is 30 minutes ahead of Fakarava.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 115 kg (254 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fakarava (FAV) → Nuku Hiva (NHV).

Distance:
619
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
619

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