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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Reno, NV (RNO)

Flight distance from Houston to Reno (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Reno–Tahoe International Airport) is 1546 miles / 2488 kilometers / 1343 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Reno (RNO) is 1903 miles / 3063 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 33 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Reno.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Reno–Tahoe International Airport (RNO).

How far is Reno from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1545.851 miles
  • 2487.806 kilometers
  • 1343.308 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
  • 1543.822 miles
  • 2484.541 kilometers
  • 1341.545 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 Reno–Tahoe International Airport
City: Reno, NV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RNO
ICAO Code: KRNO
Coordinates: 39°29′56″N, 119°46′4″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Reno, NV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 182 kg (402 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Reno (RNO).

Distance:
1546
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1546

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