Map of flight path from Houston to Kona.
Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Kona International Airport (KOA).
How far is Kona from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Kona. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 3839.844 miles
- 6179.630 kilometers
- 3336.733 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
- 3833.995 miles
- 6170.216 kilometers
- 3331.650 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Houston and Kona is 5 hours. Kona is 5 hours behind Houston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 436 kg (962 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → Kona (KOA).