Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Anchorage.
Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC).
How far is Anchorage from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Anchorage. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 3287.351 miles
- 5290.478 kilometers
- 2856.630 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
- 3283.058 miles
- 5283.569 kilometers
- 2852.899 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Houston and Anchorage is 3 hours. Anchorage is 3 hours behind Houston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 369 kg (813 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → Anchorage (ANC).