# 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
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
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.

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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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