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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Fort Myers, FL (RSW)

Flight distance from Houston to Fort Myers (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Southwest Florida International Airport) is 853 miles / 1372 kilometers / 741 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Fort Myers (RSW) is 1114 miles / 1793 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 2 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Fort Myers.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW).

How far is Fort Myers from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 852.570 miles
  • 1372.079 kilometers
  • 740.863 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
  • 851.267 miles
  • 1369.982 kilometers
  • 739.731 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 Southwest Florida International Airport
City: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RSW
ICAO Code: KRSW
Coordinates: 26°32′10″N, 81°45′18″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Fort Myers is 1 hour. Fort Myers is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Fort Myers, FL

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (308 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Fort Myers (RSW).

Distance:
853
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
853

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