# Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Brainerd, MN (BRD)

Flight distance from Houston to Brainerd (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport) is 1157 miles / 1862 kilometers / 1006 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Brainerd (BRD) is 1324 miles / 2131 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 24 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Brainerd.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD).

## How far is Brainerd from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1157.114 miles
• 1862.194 kilometers
• 1005.504 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
• 1159.146 miles
• 1865.464 kilometers
• 1007.270 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 Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
City: Brainerd, MN
Country: United States
IATA Code: BRD
ICAO Code: KBRD
Coordinates: 46°23′53″N, 94°8′17″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Brainerd.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (352 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Brainerd (BRD).

Distance:
1157
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1157

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