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Distance between Papeete (PPT) and Avarua (RAR)

Flight distance from Papeete to Avarua (Faa'a International Airport – Rarotonga International Airport) is 711 miles / 1145 kilometers / 618 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 50 minutes.

Map of flight path from Papeete to Avarua.

Shortest flight path between Faa'a International Airport (PPT) and Rarotonga International Airport (RAR).

How far is Avarua from Papeete?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 711.259 miles
  • 1144.660 kilometers
  • 618.067 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
  • 710.733 miles
  • 1143.814 kilometers
  • 617.610 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 Rarotonga International Airport
City: Avarua
Country: Cook Islands Flag of Cook Islands
IATA Code: RAR
ICAO Code: NCRG
Coordinates: 21°12′9″S, 159°48′21″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Papeete and Avarua.

Time Difference

Papeete

 -10

Avarua

 -10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 126 kg (277 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Papeete (PPT) → Avarua (RAR).

Distance:
711
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
711

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