# Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Columbus, OH (LCK)

Flight distance from Houston to Columbus (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Rickenbacker International Airport) is 991 miles / 1594 kilometers / 861 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Columbus (LCK) is 1171 miles / 1884 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 48 minutes.

## 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).

## 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 Rickenbacker International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States
IATA Code: LCK
ICAO Code: KLCK
Coordinates: 39°48′49″N, 82°55′40″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Columbus is 1 hour. Columbus is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (331 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Columbus (LCK).

Distance:
991
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
991

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