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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Anchorage, AK (ANC)

Flight distance from Houston to Anchorage (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) is 3287 miles / 5290 kilometers / 2857 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Anchorage (ANC) is 4248 miles / 6837 kilometers and travel time by car is about 76 hours 32 minutes.

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).

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 Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Anchorage is 3 hours. Anchorage is 3 hours behind Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Anchorage, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 369 kg (813 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Anchorage (ANC).

Distance:
3287
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3287

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