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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Papeete

 -10

Fakarava

 -10

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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