Where is Papua New Guinea?

Posted on: August 21st, 2015 by Marketing_AA No Comments

So, Where is Papua New Guinea?

When you are planning an international vacation, it is vital to get everything mapped out months in advance. 

Papua New Guinea, commonly known as “PNG,” is nestled just south of the equator and is 100 miles (160km) north of Australia. It is it’s own independent country and not part of Australia.

How Big is Papua New Guinea?

Papua New Guinea is roughly the size of California. If you’re traveling from the United States, it is directly across the Pacific Ocean from Los Angeles.

How to Travel to Papua New Guinea

Unfortunately, there are not direct flights from LA to PNG; however, there are connecting flights via Australia and various other countries. Here is a list of all travel times, destinations, and airlines that provide Papua New Guinea travel. 

Jackson International Airport, located in Port Moresby – the capital of Papua New Guinea – is the main entrance for both air and boat traffic, and serves as a stopping point for connecting flights to other major provinces.

For all other Papua New Guinea questions, please contact us for a free consultation. Our Papua New Guinea travel specialists have firsthand knowledge about this unique destination, and we can plan a customized trip to Papua New Guinea tailored to your specific interests.