# How far is Waco, TX, from Chicago, IL?

The distance between Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) and Waco (Waco Regional Airport) is 881 miles / 1418 kilometers / 766 nautical miles.

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

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## Distance from Chicago to Waco

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Chicago to Waco. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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?

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

## 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, and 142 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the 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
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
IATA Code: ACT
ICAO Code: KACT
Coordinates: 31°36′40″N, 97°13′49″W