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Distance between Denver, CO (DEN) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from Denver to Houston (Denver International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 862 miles / 1387 kilometers / 749 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Denver (DEN) to Houston (IAH) is 1035 miles / 1665 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 7 minutes.

Denver – Houston

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862
Miles
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1387
Kilometers
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749
Nautical miles

How far is Houston from Denver?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 861.627 miles
  • 1386.654 kilometers
  • 748.733 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
  • 862.150 miles
  • 1387.496 kilometers
  • 749.188 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 Denver International Airport to Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Denver and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour ahead of Denver.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Denver to Houston generates about 140 kg of CO2 per passenger, 140 kilograms is equal to 309 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Denver to Houston

Shortest flight path between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

Airport information

Origin Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Denver (DEN) to Houston (IAH)

Frontier Airlines
Spirit Airlines
United Airlines