# How far is Avarua from Penrhyn Island?

The distance between Penrhyn Island (Tongareva Airport) and Avarua (Rarotonga International Airport) is 846 miles / 1362 kilometers / 735 nautical miles.

846
Miles
1362
Kilometers
735
Nautical miles
2 h 6 min
139 kg

## Distance from Penrhyn Island to Avarua

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Penrhyn Island to Avarua. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 846.325 miles
• 1362.028 kilometers
• 735.436 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 850.365 miles
• 1368.530 kilometers
• 738.947 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Penrhyn Island to Avarua?

The estimated flight time from Tongareva Airport to Rarotonga International Airport is 2 hours and 6 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Tongareva Airport (PYE) and Rarotonga International Airport (RAR)

On average, flying from Penrhyn Island to Avarua generates about 139 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 139 kilograms equals 307 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path from Penrhyn Island to Avarua

See the map of the shortest flight path between Tongareva Airport (PYE) and Rarotonga International Airport (RAR).

## Airport information

Origin Tongareva Airport
City: Penrhyn Island
Country: Cook Islands
IATA Code: PYE
ICAO Code: NCPY
Coordinates: 9°0′51″S, 158°1′56″W
Destination Rarotonga International Airport
City: Avarua
Country: Cook Islands
IATA Code: RAR
ICAO Code: NCRG
Coordinates: 21°12′9″S, 159°48′21″W