Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Rapid City.
Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP).
How far is Rapid City from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Rapid City. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1081.246 miles
- 1740.098 kilometers
- 939.578 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
- 1082.653 miles
- 1742.361 kilometers
- 940.800 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 Rapid City is 1 hour. Rapid City is 1 hour behind Houston.
Rapid City, SD
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (343 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → Rapid City (RAP).