# 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
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
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.

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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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