# 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
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
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.

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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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