# How far is Port Moresby from Goroka?

The distance between Goroka (Goroka Airport) and Port Moresby (Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport) is 263 miles / 423 kilometers / 228 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Goroka (GKA) to Port Moresby (POM) is 709 miles / 1141 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 55 hours 12 minutes.

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## Distance from Goroka to Port Moresby

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 262.797 miles
• 422.931 kilometers
• 228.365 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
• 263.830 miles
• 424.593 kilometers
• 229.262 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 Port Moresby?

The estimated flight time from Goroka Airport to Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport is 59 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Goroka Airport (GKA) and Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport (POM)

On average, flying from Goroka to Port Moresby generates about 64 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 64 kilograms equals 140 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 Port Moresby

See the map of the shortest flight path between Goroka Airport (GKA) and Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport (POM).

## 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 Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport
City: Port Moresby
Country: Papua New Guinea
IATA Code: POM
ICAO Code: AYPY
Coordinates: 9°26′36″S, 147°13′12″E