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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Ketchikan, AK (KTN)

Flight distance from Houston to Ketchikan (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Ketchikan International Airport) is 2520 miles / 4056 kilometers / 2190 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Ketchikan (KTN) is 3169 miles / 5100 kilometers and travel time by car is about 61 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Ketchikan International Airport (KTN).

How far is Ketchikan from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2520.061 miles
  • 4055.645 kilometers
  • 2189.873 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
  • 2518.008 miles
  • 4052.341 kilometers
  • 2188.089 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 Ketchikan International Airport
City: Ketchikan, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: KTN
ICAO Code: PAKT
Coordinates: 55°21′19″N, 131°42′38″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Ketchikan is 3 hours. Ketchikan is 3 hours behind Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Ketchikan, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 278 kg (612 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Ketchikan (KTN).

Distance:
2520
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2520

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