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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Waco, TX (ACT)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Waco (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Waco Regional Airport) is 1243 miles / 2000 kilometers / 1080 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Waco (ACT) is 1426 miles / 2295 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 38 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Waco.

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Waco Regional Airport (ACT).

How far is Waco from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Waco. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1242.924 miles
  • 2000.292 kilometers
  • 1080.072 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 1241.053 miles
  • 1997.281 kilometers
  • 1078.446 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).

Airport information


A Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

B Waco Regional Airport
City: Waco, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ACT
ICAO Code: KACT
Coordinates: 31°36′40″N, 97°13′49″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Waco is 1 hour. Waco is 1 hour behind Washington D.C..

Time Difference

Washington D.C.

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Waco, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (360 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Waco (ACT).

Distance:
1243
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1243

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