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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Gainesville, FL (GNV)

Flight distance from Houston to Gainesville (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Gainesville Regional Airport) is 782 miles / 1259 kilometers / 680 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Gainesville (GNV) is 858 miles / 1381 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 52 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV).

How far is Gainesville from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 782.003 miles
  • 1258.511 kilometers
  • 679.542 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
  • 780.488 miles
  • 1256.074 kilometers
  • 678.225 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 Gainesville Regional Airport
City: Gainesville, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GNV
ICAO Code: KGNV
Coordinates: 29°41′24″N, 82°16′18″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Gainesville, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 133 kg (293 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Gainesville (GNV).

Distance:
782
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
782

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