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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Kansas City, MO (MCI)

Flight distance from Houston to Kansas City (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Kansas City International Airport) is 666 miles / 1072 kilometers / 579 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Kansas City (MCI) is 756 miles / 1217 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 55 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Kansas City.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Kansas City International Airport (MCI).

How far is Kansas City from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 666.102 miles
  • 1071.987 kilometers
  • 578.827 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
  • 667.675 miles
  • 1074.519 kilometers
  • 580.194 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 Kansas City International Airport
City: Kansas City, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCI
ICAO Code: KMCI
Coordinates: 39°17′51″N, 94°42′50″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Kansas City.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Kansas City, MO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 121 kg (266 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Kansas City (MCI).

Distance:
666
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
666

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