# How far is Merauke from Tarakan?

The distance between Tarakan (Juwata International Airport) and Merauke (Mopah International Airport) is 1774 miles / 2855 kilometers / 1542 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Tarakan (TRK) to Merauke (MKQ) is 3667 miles / 5902 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 539 hours 42 minutes.

1774
Miles
2855
Kilometers
1542
Nautical miles
3 h 51 min
198 kg

## Distance from Tarakan to Merauke

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Tarakan to Merauke. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1774.018 miles
• 2855.005 kilometers
• 1541.579 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
• 1774.509 miles
• 2855.796 kilometers
• 1542.006 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 Tarakan to Merauke?

The estimated flight time from Juwata International Airport to Mopah International Airport is 3 hours and 51 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Juwata International Airport (TRK) and Mopah International Airport (MKQ)

On average, flying from Tarakan to Merauke generates about 198 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 198 kilograms equals 437 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Tarakan to Merauke

See the map of the shortest flight path between Juwata International Airport (TRK) and Mopah International Airport (MKQ).

## Airport information

Origin Juwata International Airport
City: Tarakan
Country: Indonesia
IATA Code: TRK
ICAO Code: WALR
Coordinates: 3°19′36″N, 117°33′57″E
Destination Mopah International Airport
City: Merauke
Country: Indonesia
IATA Code: MKQ
ICAO Code: WAKK
Coordinates: 8°31′13″S, 140°25′4″E