# 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
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
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.

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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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