Air Miles Calculator logo

Distance between Lexington, KY (LEX) and Waco, TX (ACT)

Flight distance from Lexington to Waco (Lexington Blue Grass Airport – Waco Regional Airport) is 842 miles / 1355 kilometers / 732 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Lexington (LEX) to Waco (ACT) is 965 miles / 1553 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 36 minutes.

Lexington – Waco

Distance arrow
842
Miles
Distance arrow
1355
Kilometers
Distance arrow
732
Nautical miles

How far is Waco from Lexington?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 842.128 miles
  • 1355.274 kilometers
  • 731.789 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
  • 841.325 miles
  • 1353.982 kilometers
  • 731.092 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Lexington to Waco is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lexington and Waco is 1 hour. Waco is 1 hour behind Lexington.

Lexington time to Waco time converter

Time in Lexington: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Waco: 00:00

Current local times

Lexington, KY

 EDT

Waco, TX

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Lexington to Waco generates about 139 kg of CO2 per passenger, 139 kilograms is equal to 306 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lexington to Waco

Shortest flight path between Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and Waco Regional Airport (ACT).

Airport information

Origin Lexington Blue Grass Airport
City: Lexington, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LEX
ICAO Code: KLEX
Coordinates: 38°2′11″N, 84°36′21″W
Destination 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