Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Columbus.
Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK).
How far is Columbus from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Columbus. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 990.747 miles
- 1594.454 kilometers
- 860.936 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
- 990.816 miles
- 1594.564 kilometers
- 860.996 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 Columbus is 1 hour. Columbus is 1 hour ahead of Houston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (331 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → Columbus (LCK).