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Distance from Maldives to Panama

Name Maldives Panama
Country flag Flag of Maldives Flag of Panama
Country ISO code MV / MDV PA / PAN
Continent Asia North America
Continent code AS NA
Capital Male Panama City
Total cities 25 807
Cost of living Cost of living in Maldives Cost of living in Panama
DD coordinates 1.977247 / 73.536103 8.425519 / -80.105365
DMS coordinates 1°58'38.09" N / 73°32'9.97" E 8°25'31.87" N / -80°06'19.31" W
UTM coordinates 43N 337183.5056654 218617.83814314 17P 598487.0336237 931452.82972241
Time zone Indian/Maldives America/Chicago
Straight distance from Maldives to Panama is 16872 kilometers (10484 miles).

Travel information from Maldives to Panama

The distance between MV and PA is 10484 miles (16872 km), which can be covered by car, bus, train or ship.

However, the fastest way to travel from Maldives to Panama is by plane.

The average flight time is 18 hours, 44 minutes.

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

Depart from Maldives (MV)
Arrives in Panama (PA)
Maldives to Panama distance 16872 km / 10484 mil
Avg car duration 187 hours, 28 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 281 hours, 12 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 168 hours, 43 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 18 hours, 44 minutes (900 km/h)

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

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There are many ways to find how far is Maldives from Panama, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 1.977247 / 73.536103 (MV) and 8.425519 / -80.105365 (PA).


When trying to get from Maldives to Panama, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 16872 km / 10484 mil. Surely, both MV and PA 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 1.977247 / 73.536103 and the arrival coordinates of 8.425519 / -80.105365.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Maldives to Panama is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 20 hours, 5 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 Maldives to Panama? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between MV and PA is 16872 kilometers = 10484 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 MV to PA is 16872 kilometers = 10484 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to PA takes approximately 18 hours, 44 minutes.
It will take you about 281 hours, 12 minutes to drive from Maldives (MV) to Panama (PA), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Maldives from Panama.