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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Palm Springs, CA (PSP)

Flight distance from Houston to Palm Springs (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Palm Springs International Airport) is 1280 miles / 2060 kilometers / 1112 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Palm Springs (PSP) is 1451 miles / 2335 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 36 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Palm Springs.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP).

How far is Palm Springs from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1280.238 miles
  • 2060.344 kilometers
  • 1112.497 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
  • 1277.939 miles
  • 2056.644 kilometers
  • 1110.499 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Palm Springs is 2 hours. Palm Springs is 2 hours behind Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Palm Springs, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 166 kg (365 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Palm Springs (PSP).

Distance:
1280
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1280

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