# 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
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
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.

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## 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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