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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Joplin, MO (JLN)

Flight distance from Houston to Joplin (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Joplin Regional Airport) is 519 miles / 836 kilometers / 451 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 28 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Joplin (JLN) is 613 miles / 986 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 6 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Joplin Regional Airport (JLN).

How far is Joplin from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 519.281 miles
  • 835.702 kilometers
  • 451.243 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
  • 520.587 miles
  • 837.804 kilometers
  • 452.378 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 Joplin Regional Airport
City: Joplin, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JLN
ICAO Code: KJLN
Coordinates: 37°9′6″N, 94°29′53″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Joplin.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Joplin, MO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 101 kg (224 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Joplin (JLN).

Distance:
519
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
519

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