# How far is Palembang from Tarakan?

The distance between Tarakan (Juwata International Airport) and Palembang (Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport) is 987 miles / 1588 kilometers / 858 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Tarakan (TRK) to Palembang (PLM) is 1980 miles / 3187 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 147 hours 50 minutes.

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## Distance from Tarakan to Palembang

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 986.995 miles
• 1588.414 kilometers
• 857.675 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
• 987.138 miles
• 1588.645 kilometers
• 857.800 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 Palembang?

The estimated flight time from Juwata International Airport to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport is 2 hours and 22 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Juwata International Airport (TRK) and Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM)

On average, flying from Tarakan to Palembang generates about 150 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 150 kilograms equals 331 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 Palembang

See the map of the shortest flight path between Juwata International Airport (TRK) and Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (PLM).

## 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 Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport
City: Palembang
Country: Indonesia
IATA Code: PLM
ICAO Code: WIPP
Coordinates: 2°53′53″S, 104°41′59″E