# How far is Merauke from Palu?

The distance between Palu (Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport) and Merauke (Mopah International Airport) is 1506 miles / 2424 kilometers / 1309 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Palu (PLW) to Merauke (MKQ) is 2458 miles / 3956 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 486 hours 17 minutes.

1506
Miles
2424
Kilometers
1309
Nautical miles
3 h 21 min
180 kg

## Distance from Palu to Merauke

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Palu to Merauke. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1506.146 miles
• 2423.907 kilometers
• 1308.805 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
• 1505.634 miles
• 2423.083 kilometers
• 1308.360 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 Palu to Merauke?

The estimated flight time from Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport to Mopah International Airport is 3 hours and 21 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport (PLW) and Mopah International Airport (MKQ)

On average, flying from Palu to Merauke generates about 180 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 180 kilograms equals 397 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Palu to Merauke

See the map of the shortest flight path between Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport (PLW) and Mopah International Airport (MKQ).

## Airport information

Origin Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport
City: Palu
Country: Indonesia
IATA Code: PLW
ICAO Code: WAML
Coordinates: 0°55′6″S, 119°54′36″E
Destination Mopah International Airport
City: Merauke
Country: Indonesia
IATA Code: MKQ
ICAO Code: WAKK
Coordinates: 8°31′13″S, 140°25′4″E