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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

Flight distance from Houston to Jacksonville (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Jacksonville International Airport) is 816 miles / 1313 kilometers / 709 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Jacksonville (JAX) is 881 miles / 1418 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Jacksonville International Airport (JAX).

How far is Jacksonville from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 815.863 miles
  • 1313.004 kilometers
  • 708.965 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
  • 814.287 miles
  • 1310.468 kilometers
  • 707.596 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 Jacksonville International Airport
City: Jacksonville, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JAX
ICAO Code: KJAX
Coordinates: 30°29′38″N, 81°41′16″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Jacksonville, FL

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 136 kg (301 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Jacksonville (JAX).

Distance:
816
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
816

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