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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Bismarck, ND (BIS)

Flight distance from Houston to Bismarck (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Bismarck Municipal Airport) is 1217 miles / 1959 kilometers / 1058 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Bismarck (BIS) is 1510 miles / 2430 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 41 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS).

How far is Bismarck from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1217.435 miles
  • 1959.272 kilometers
  • 1057.922 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
  • 1219.256 miles
  • 1962.202 kilometers
  • 1059.504 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 Bismarck Municipal Airport
City: Bismarck, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BIS
ICAO Code: KBIS
Coordinates: 46°46′21″N, 100°44′45″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Bismarck.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Bismarck, ND

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (357 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Bismarck (BIS).

Distance:
1217
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1217

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