Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Oakland.
Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).
How far is Oakland from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Oakland. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1642.058 miles
- 2642.636 kilometers
- 1426.909 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
- 1639.414 miles
- 2638.382 kilometers
- 1424.612 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 Oakland is 2 hours. Oakland is 2 hours behind Houston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 189 kg (416 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → Oakland (OAK).