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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Panama City Beach, FL (ECP)

Flight distance from Houston to Panama City Beach (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport) is 570 miles / 918 kilometers / 496 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Panama City Beach (ECP) is 639 miles / 1028 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 53 minutes.

Houston – Panama City Beach

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570
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918
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496
Nautical miles

How far is Panama City Beach from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 570.345 miles
  • 917.882 kilometers
  • 495.617 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
  • 569.252 miles
  • 916.122 kilometers
  • 494.666 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Houston William P. Hobby Airport to Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Houston and Panama City Beach.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Houston to Panama City Beach generates about 109 kg of CO2 per passenger, 109 kilograms is equal to 240 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Panama City Beach

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
City: Panama City Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ECP
ICAO Code: KECP
Coordinates: 30°20′30″N, 85°47′50″W

Airlines flying from Houston (HOU) to Panama City Beach (ECP)

Southwest Airlines