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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Charlotte, NC (CLT)

Flight distance from Houston to Charlotte (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Charlotte Douglas International Airport) is 920 miles / 1481 kilometers / 800 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Charlotte (CLT) is 1033 miles / 1662 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

How far is Charlotte from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 920.236 miles
  • 1480.976 kilometers
  • 799.663 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
  • 919.090 miles
  • 1479.132 kilometers
  • 798.668 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 Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CLT
ICAO Code: KCLT
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N, 80°56′35″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Charlotte is 1 hour. Charlotte is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Charlotte, NC

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 145 kg (320 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Charlotte (CLT).

Distance:
920
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
920

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