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Distance between Avarua (RAR) and Penrhyn Island (PYE)

Flight distance from Avarua to Penrhyn Island (Rarotonga International Airport – Tongareva Airport) is 846 miles / 1362 kilometers / 735 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 6 minutes.

Map of flight path from Avarua to Penrhyn Island.

Shortest flight path between Rarotonga International Airport (RAR) and Tongareva Airport (PYE).

How far is Penrhyn Island from Avarua?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Avarua and Penrhyn Island. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A 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

B Tongareva Airport
City: Penrhyn Island
Country: Cook Islands Flag of Cook Islands
IATA Code: PYE
ICAO Code: NCPY
Coordinates: 9°0′51″S, 158°1′56″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Avarua and Penrhyn Island.

Time Difference

Avarua

 -10

Penrhyn Island

 -10

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 139 kg (307 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Avarua (RAR) → Penrhyn Island (PYE).

Distance:
846
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
846

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