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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and El Dorado, AR (ELD)

Flight distance from Houston to El Dorado (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – South Arkansas Regional Airport at Goodwin Field) is 286 miles / 461 kilometers / 249 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to El Dorado (ELD) is 354 miles / 570 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 0 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to El Dorado.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and South Arkansas Regional Airport at Goodwin Field (ELD).

How far is El Dorado from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 286.154 miles
  • 460.521 kilometers
  • 248.661 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
  • 286.613 miles
  • 461.259 kilometers
  • 249.060 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 South Arkansas Regional Airport at Goodwin Field
City: El Dorado, AR
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ELD
ICAO Code: KELD
Coordinates: 33°13′15″N, 92°48′47″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and El Dorado.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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El Dorado, AR

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (148 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → El Dorado (ELD).

Distance:
286
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
286

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