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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Grand Island, NE (GRI)

Flight distance from Houston to Grand Island (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Central Nebraska Regional Airport) is 799 miles / 1286 kilometers / 694 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Grand Island (GRI) is 894 miles / 1438 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 31 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Grand Island.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI).

How far is Grand Island from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 798.958 miles
  • 1285.799 kilometers
  • 694.276 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
  • 800.579 miles
  • 1288.408 kilometers
  • 695.685 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 Central Nebraska Regional Airport
City: Grand Island, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GRI
ICAO Code: KGRI
Coordinates: 40°58′2″N, 98°18′34″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Grand Island.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Grand Island, NE

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (297 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Grand Island (GRI).

Distance:
799
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
799

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