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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from Houston to Houston (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 24 miles / 38 kilometers / 21 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Houston (IAH) is 30 miles / 48 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

How far is Houston from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 23.650 miles
  • 38.061 kilometers
  • 20.551 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
  • 23.720 miles
  • 38.174 kilometers
  • 20.613 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 Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Houston.

Time Difference

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Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
24
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
24

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