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Distance between Raleigh, NC (RDU) and Jackson, TN (MKL)

Flight distance from Raleigh to Jackson (Raleigh–Durham International Airport – McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport) is 569 miles / 916 kilometers / 495 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Raleigh (RDU) to Jackson (MKL) is 665 miles / 1071 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 52 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Raleigh to Jackson.

Shortest flight path between Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) and McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport (MKL).

How far is Jackson from Raleigh?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Raleigh and Jackson. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 569.361 miles
  • 916.298 kilometers
  • 494.761 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
  • 568.078 miles
  • 914.233 kilometers
  • 493.646 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

B McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport
City: Jackson, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKL
ICAO Code: KMKL
Coordinates: 35°35′59″N, 88°54′56″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Raleigh and Jackson is 1 hour. Jackson is 1 hour behind Raleigh.

Time Difference

Raleigh, NC

 EST

Jackson, TN

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 109 kg (240 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Raleigh (RDU) → Jackson (MKL).

Distance:
569
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
569

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