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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from Houston to Palmdale (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 1377 miles / 2216 kilometers / 1197 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Palmdale (PMD) is 1575 miles / 2534 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 45 minutes.

Houston – Palmdale

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1377
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2216
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1197
Nautical miles

How far is Palmdale from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1377.122 miles
  • 2216.263 kilometers
  • 1196.687 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
  • 1374.694 miles
  • 2212.355 kilometers
  • 1194.576 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Houston to Palmdale is 3 hours 6 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Palmdale is 2 hours. Palmdale is 2 hours behind Houston.

Houston time to Palmdale time converter

Time in Houston: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Palmdale: 00:00

Current local times

Houston, TX

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Palmdale, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Houston to Palmdale generates about 172 kg of CO2 per passenger, 172 kilograms is equal to 379 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Palmdale

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W