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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from Seattle to Houston (Seattle Boeing Field – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1876 miles / 3020 kilometers / 1631 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Houston (IAH) is 2340 miles / 3766 kilometers and travel time by car is about 39 hours 10 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

How far is Houston from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and Houston. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1876.364 miles
  • 3019.715 kilometers
  • 1630.516 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
  • 1875.005 miles
  • 3017.528 kilometers
  • 1629.335 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 Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W

B Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Houston is 2 hours. Houston is 2 hours ahead of Seattle.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

Houston, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 206 kg (455 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
1876
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1876

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