# 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
IATA Code: PPT
ICAO Code: NTAA
Coordinates: 17°33′13″S, 149°36′25″W

B Rarotonga International Airport
City: Avarua
Country: 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.

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## 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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