# Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Laredo, TX (LRD)

Flight distance from Houston to Laredo (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Laredo International Airport) is 293 miles / 471 kilometers / 254 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Laredo (LRD) is 322 miles / 518 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 59 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Laredo.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Laredo International Airport (LRD).

## How far is Laredo from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 292.502 miles
• 470.736 kilometers
• 254.177 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
• 292.323 miles
• 470.448 kilometers
• 254.022 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 Laredo International Airport
City: Laredo, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: LRD
ICAO Code: KLRD
Coordinates: 27°32′37″N, 99°27′41″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Laredo.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (150 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Laredo (LRD).

Distance:
293
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
293

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