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Distance between Knoxville, TN (TYS) and Jackson, TN (MKL)

Flight distance from Knoxville to Jackson (Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport – McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport) is 277 miles / 446 kilometers / 241 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Knoxville (TYS) to Jackson (MKL) is 319 miles / 514 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 32 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) and McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport (MKL).

How far is Jackson from Knoxville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 277.108 miles
  • 445.962 kilometers
  • 240.800 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
  • 276.486 miles
  • 444.961 kilometers
  • 240.260 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 Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
City: Knoxville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TYS
ICAO Code: KTYS
Coordinates: 35°48′39″N, 83°59′38″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 Knoxville and Jackson is 1 hour. Jackson is 1 hour behind Knoxville.

Time Difference

Knoxville, TN

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Jackson, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 66 kg (145 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Knoxville (TYS) → Jackson (MKL).

Distance:
277
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
277

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