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Distance from Central African Republic to Papua New Guinea

Name Central African Republic Papua New Guinea
Country flag Flag of Central African Republic Flag of Papua New Guinea
Country ISO code CF / CAF PG / PNG
Continent Africa Oceania
Continent code AF OC
Capital Bangui Port Moresby
Total cities 99 419
Cost of living Cost of living in Central African Republic Cost of living in Papua New Guinea
DD coordinates 6.619407 / 20.936702 -6.264590 / 148.963847
DMS coordinates 6°37'9.87" N / 20°56'12.13" E -6°15'52.52" S / 148°57'49.85" E
UTM coordinates 34N 493003.12505327 731676.44148334 55M 717272.52451314 9307140.4771102
Time zone Africa/Bangui Pacific/Port_Moresby
Straight distance from Central African Republic to Papua New Guinea is 14275 kilometers (8870 miles).

Travel information from Central African Republic to Papua New Guinea

The distance between CF and PG is 8870 miles (14275 km), which can be covered by car, bus, train or ship.

However, the fastest way to travel from Central African Republic to Papua New Guinea is by plane.

The average flight time is 15 hours, 51 minutes.

How many hours a traveler will have to spend getting from CF to PG also depends on the mode of transport for travel.

Depart from Central African Republic (CF)
Arrives in Papua New Guinea (PG)
Central African Republic to Papua New Guinea distance 14275 km / 8870 mil
Avg car duration 158 hours, 36 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 237 hours, 55 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 142 hours, 45 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 15 hours, 51 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

Airports in Central African Republic

All airports in Central African Republic

Airports in Papua New Guinea

Name IATA ICAO Size
Wapenamanda Airport WBM AYWD M
Momote Airport MAS AYMO M
Vanimo Airport VAI AYVN M
Mount Hagen Kagamuga Airport HGU AYMH M
Madang Airport MAG AYMD M
All airports in Papua New Guinea

Distance calculator from CF to PG

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There are many ways to find how far is Central African Republic from Papua New Guinea, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 6.619407 / 20.936702 (CF) and -6.264590 / 148.963847 (PG).

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Central African Republic (CF) to Papua New Guinea (PG) map route

When trying to get from Central African Republic to Papua New Guinea, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 14275 km / 8870 mil. Surely, both CF and PG are big enough for the distance to vary considerably depending on how it is measured.

Commonly, the shortest distance is calculated as the crow flies, meaning the most direct path between two points. However, to get more precise results, it is important to specify the remoteness of these points. So, the distance is shown as a straight line between the departure coordinates of 6.619407 / 20.936702 and the arrival coordinates of -6.264590 / 148.963847.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Central African Republic to Papua New Guinea is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 16 hours, 59 minutes. Yet, the flight length may also vary based on a number of factors, such as the speed of a specific airliner, its route, and airports of departure and arrival.

Besides, the time is calculated without transfer activities, which may involve different modes of transportation. So, how far is it from Central African Republic to Papua New Guinea? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Reverse direction from Papua New Guinea to Central African Republic.

People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between CF and PG is 14275 kilometers = 8870 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from CF to PG is 14275 kilometers = 8870 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to PG takes approximately 15 hours, 51 minutes.
It will take you about 237 hours, 55 minutes to drive from Central African Republic (CF) to Papua New Guinea (PG), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Central African Republic from Papua New Guinea.