# 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
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
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.

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## 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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