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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Amarillo, TX (AMA)

Flight distance from Houston to Amarillo (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport) is 537 miles / 864 kilometers / 467 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Amarillo (AMA) is 604 miles / 972 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 31 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport (AMA).

How far is Amarillo from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 536.935 miles
  • 864.114 kilometers
  • 466.584 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
  • 537.136 miles
  • 864.436 kilometers
  • 466.758 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 Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport
City: Amarillo, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AMA
ICAO Code: KAMA
Coordinates: 35°13′9″N, 101°42′21″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Amarillo.

Time Difference

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Amarillo, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 104 kg (229 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Amarillo (AMA).

Distance:
537
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
537

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