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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Albany, NY (ALB)

Flight distance from Houston to Albany (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Albany International Airport) is 1495 miles / 2406 kilometers / 1299 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Albany (ALB) is 1764 miles / 2839 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Albany International Airport (ALB).

How far is Albany from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1494.814 miles
  • 2405.670 kilometers
  • 1298.958 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
  • 1493.792 miles
  • 2404.025 kilometers
  • 1298.070 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 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

B Albany International Airport
City: Albany, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALB
ICAO Code: KALB
Coordinates: 42°44′53″N, 73°48′6″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Albany is 1 hour. Albany is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Albany, NY

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (395 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Albany (ALB).

Distance:
1495
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1495

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