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Distance between Brownsville, TX (BRO) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Distance from Brownsville to Houston (Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 289 miles / 465 kilometers / 251 nautical miles.

How far is Houston from Brownsville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 289.050 miles
  • 465.182 kilometers
  • 251.178 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
  • 289.725 miles
  • 466.267 kilometers
  • 251.764 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) to Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Brownsville and Houston.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 65 kg (143 pounds).

Airport information


A Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
City: Brownsville, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BRO
ICAO Code: KBRO
Coordinates: 25°54′24″N, 97°25′33″W

B Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

Brownsville to Houston flight path

Shortest flight path between Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Brownsville (BRO) → Houston (HOU).

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Air miles:
289
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
289

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