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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Houston to Los Angeles (William P. Hobby Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1390 miles / 2236 kilometers / 1208 nautical miles.

How far is Los Angeles from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1389.681 miles
  • 2236.474 kilometers
  • 1207.599 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
  • 1387.145 miles
  • 2232.393 kilometers
  • 1205.396 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 3 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind Houston.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 174 kg (383 pounds).

Airport information


A 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Map

Houston to Los Angeles flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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Air miles:
1390
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1390

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