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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Waco, TX (ACT)

Flight distance from Philadelphia to Waco (Philadelphia International Airport – Waco Regional Airport) is 1356 miles / 2182 kilometers / 1178 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Philadelphia (PHL) to Waco (ACT) is 1551 miles / 2496 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Waco Regional Airport (ACT).

How far is Waco from Philadelphia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1355.999 miles
  • 2182.268 kilometers
  • 1178.331 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
  • 1353.998 miles
  • 2179.049 kilometers
  • 1176.592 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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″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 Philadelphia and Waco is 1 hour. Waco is 1 hour behind Philadelphia.

Time Difference

Philadelphia, PA

 EST

Waco, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 170 kg (376 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Philadelphia (PHL) → Waco (ACT).

Distance:
1356
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1356

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