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Distance between Memphis, TN (MEM) and Waco, TX (ACT)

Flight distance from Memphis to Waco (Memphis International Airport – Waco Regional Airport) is 481 miles / 775 kilometers / 418 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Memphis (MEM) to Waco (ACT) is 561 miles / 903 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Memphis to Waco.

Shortest flight path between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Waco Regional Airport (ACT).

How far is Waco from Memphis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 481.495 miles
  • 774.891 kilometers
  • 418.407 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
  • 481.017 miles
  • 774.121 kilometers
  • 417.992 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 Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″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

There is no time difference between Memphis and Waco.

Time Difference

Memphis, TN

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Waco, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (211 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Memphis (MEM) → Waco (ACT).

Distance:
481
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
481

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