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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and New York, NY (JFK)

Flight distance from Houston to New York (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 1428 miles / 2298 kilometers / 1241 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to New York (JFK) is 1650 miles / 2656 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

How far is New York from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1428.095 miles
  • 2298.297 kilometers
  • 1240.981 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
  • 1426.727 miles
  • 2296.095 kilometers
  • 1239.792 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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 175 kg (386 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → New York (JFK).

Distance:
1428
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1428

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