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Distance between Charlotte, NC (CLT) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Charlotte to Houston (Charlotte Douglas International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 920 miles / 1481 kilometers / 800 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Charlotte (CLT) to Houston (HOU) is 1040 miles / 1674 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 14 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from Charlotte?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 920.236 miles
  • 1480.976 kilometers
  • 799.663 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
  • 919.090 miles
  • 1479.132 kilometers
  • 798.668 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 Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CLT
ICAO Code: KCLT
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N, 80°56′35″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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Charlotte and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour behind Charlotte.

Time Difference

Charlotte, NC

 EDT

Houston, TX

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 145 kg (320 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charlotte (CLT) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
920
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
920

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