Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Columbus, OH (CMH)

Flight distance from Houston to Columbus (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – John Glenn Columbus International Airport) is 1001 miles / 1610 kilometers / 869 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Columbus (CMH) is 1179 miles / 1897 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH).

How far is Columbus from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1000.590 miles
• 1610.294 kilometers
• 869.489 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
• 1000.686 miles
• 1610.448 kilometers
• 869.573 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 John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States
IATA Code: CMH
ICAO Code: KCMH
Coordinates: 39°59′52″N, 82°53′30″W

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 151 kg (333 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Columbus (CMH).

Distance:
1001
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1001

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