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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Waterloo, IA (ALO)

Flight distance from Houston to Waterloo (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Waterloo Regional Airport) is 905 miles / 1456 kilometers / 786 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Waterloo (ALO) is 1073 miles / 1727 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO).

How far is Waterloo from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 904.540 miles
  • 1455.717 kilometers
  • 786.024 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
  • 906.314 miles
  • 1458.571 kilometers
  • 787.565 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 Waterloo Regional Airport
City: Waterloo, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALO
ICAO Code: KALO
Coordinates: 42°33′25″N, 92°24′1″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Waterloo.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Waterloo, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 144 kg (317 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Waterloo (ALO).

Distance:
905
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
905

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