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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and State College, PA (SCE)

Flight distance from Houston to State College (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – University Park Airport) is 1248 miles / 2009 kilometers / 1085 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to State College (SCE) is 1510 miles / 2430 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 30 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to State College.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and University Park Airport (SCE).

How far is State College from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1248.180 miles
  • 2008.751 kilometers
  • 1084.639 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
  • 1247.539 miles
  • 2007.719 kilometers
  • 1084.081 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 University Park Airport
City: State College, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SCE
ICAO Code: KUNV
Coordinates: 40°50′57″N, 77°50′55″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and State College is 1 hour. State College is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

State College, PA

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (360 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → State College (SCE).

Distance:
1248
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1248

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