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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Jackson, MS (JAN)

Flight distance from Houston to Jackson (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport) is 359 miles / 578 kilometers / 312 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Jackson (JAN) is 451 miles / 726 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN).

How far is Jackson from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 359.239 miles
  • 578.140 kilometers
  • 312.170 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
  • 358.984 miles
  • 577.729 kilometers
  • 311.949 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 Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Jackson.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Jackson, MS

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 78 kg (172 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Jackson (JAN).

Distance:
359
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
359

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