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How far is Rurutu from Kaukura Atoll?

The distance between Kaukura Atoll (Kaukura Airport) and Rurutu (Rurutu Airport) is 550 miles / 885 kilometers / 478 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Kaukura Atoll (KKR) to Rurutu (RUR) is 530 miles / 853 kilometers and travel time by car is about 158 hours 29 minutes.

Kaukura Airport – Rurutu Airport

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Distance from Kaukura Atoll to Rurutu

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Kaukura Atoll to Rurutu. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 549.956 miles
  • 885.069 kilometers
  • 477.899 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
  • 551.515 miles
  • 887.578 kilometers
  • 479.254 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 Kaukura Atoll to Rurutu?

The estimated flight time from Kaukura Airport to Rurutu Airport is 1 hour and 32 minutes.

What is the time difference between Kaukura Atoll and Rurutu?

There is no time difference between Kaukura Atoll and Rurutu.

Flight carbon footprint between Kaukura Airport (KKR) and Rurutu Airport (RUR)

On average, flying from Kaukura Atoll to Rurutu generates about 106 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 106 kilograms equals 234 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Kaukura Atoll to Rurutu

Shortest flight path between Kaukura Airport (KKR) and Rurutu Airport (RUR).

Airport information

Origin Kaukura Airport
City: Kaukura Atoll
Country: French Polynesia Flag of French Polynesia
IATA Code: KKR
ICAO Code: NTGK
Coordinates: 15°39′47″S, 146°53′5″W
Destination Rurutu Airport
City: Rurutu
Country: French Polynesia Flag of French Polynesia
IATA Code: RUR
ICAO Code: NTAR
Coordinates: 22°26′2″S, 151°21′39″W