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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Waco, TX (ACT)

Flight distance from Chicago to Waco (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Waco Regional Airport) is 881 miles / 1418 kilometers / 766 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Waco (ACT) is 1024 miles / 1648 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 13 minutes.

Chicago – Waco

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881
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1418
Kilometers
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766
Nautical miles

How far is Waco from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 881.120 miles
  • 1418.026 kilometers
  • 765.673 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
  • 881.577 miles
  • 1418.761 kilometers
  • 766.070 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).

How long does it take to fly from Chicago to Waco?

Estimated flight time from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Waco Regional Airport is 2 hours 10 minutes.

What is the time difference between Chicago and Waco?

There is no time difference between Chicago and Waco.

Flight carbon footprint between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Waco Regional Airport (ACT)

On average flying from Chicago to Waco generates about 142 kg of CO2 per passenger, 142 kilograms is equal to 313 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Waco

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Waco Regional Airport (ACT).

Airport information

Origin Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″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