Distance between Papeete (PPT) and Arutua (AXR)

Flight distance from Papeete to Arutua (Faa'a International Airport – Arutua Airport) is 254 miles / 409 kilometers / 221 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Papeete (PPT) to Arutua (AXR) is 22 miles / 35 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Papeete to Arutua.

Shortest flight path between Faa'a International Airport (PPT) and Arutua Airport (AXR).

How far is Arutua from Papeete?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Papeete and Arutua. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 253.985 miles
• 408.749 kilometers
• 220.707 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
• 254.247 miles
• 409.171 kilometers
• 220.935 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 Faa'a International Airport
City: Papeete
Country: French Polynesia
IATA Code: PPT
ICAO Code: NTAA
Coordinates: 17°33′13″S, 149°36′25″W

B Arutua Airport
City: Arutua
Country: French Polynesia
IATA Code: AXR
ICAO Code: NTGU
Coordinates: 15°14′53″S, 146°37′1″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Papeete and Arutua.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 62 kg (138 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Papeete (PPT) → Arutua (AXR).

Distance:
254
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
254

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