# Distance between Papeete (PPT) and Fakarava (FAV)

Flight distance from Papeete to Fakarava (Faa'a International Airport – Fakarava Airport) is 281 miles / 453 kilometers / 244 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Papeete (PPT) to Fakarava (FAV) is 48 miles / 77 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 13 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Papeete to Fakarava.

Shortest flight path between Faa'a International Airport (PPT) and Fakarava Airport (FAV).

## How far is Fakarava from Papeete?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 281.207 miles
• 452.558 kilometers
• 244.362 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
• 281.048 miles
• 452.302 kilometers
• 244.224 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 Fakarava Airport
City: Fakarava
Country: French Polynesia
IATA Code: FAV
ICAO Code: NTGF
Coordinates: 16°3′14″S, 145°39′25″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Papeete and Fakarava.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 66 kg (146 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Papeete (PPT) → Fakarava (FAV).

Distance:
281
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
281

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