# How far is Balimo from Goroka?

The distance between Goroka (Goroka Airport) and Balimo (Balimo Airport) is 216 miles / 348 kilometers / 188 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Goroka (GKA) to Balimo (OPU) is 391 miles / 629 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 12 hours 37 minutes.

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## Distance from Goroka to Balimo

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Goroka to Balimo. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 216.305 miles
• 348.109 kilometers
• 187.964 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 216.614 miles
• 348.607 kilometers
• 188.233 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Goroka to Balimo?

The estimated flight time from Goroka Airport to Balimo Airport is 54 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Goroka Airport (GKA) and Balimo Airport (OPU)

On average, flying from Goroka to Balimo generates about 57 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 57 kilograms equals 125 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Goroka to Balimo

See the map of the shortest flight path between Goroka Airport (GKA) and Balimo Airport (OPU).

## Airport information

Origin Goroka Airport
City: Goroka
Country: Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: GKA
ICAO Code: AYGA
Coordinates: 6°4′54″S, 145°23′31″E
Destination Balimo Airport
City: Balimo
Country: Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: OPU
ICAO Code: AYBM
Coordinates: 8°3′0″S, 142°55′58″E