Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Sacramento.
Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).
How far is Sacramento from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Sacramento. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1624.005 miles
- 2613.582 kilometers
- 1411.222 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
- 1621.582 miles
- 2609.683 kilometers
- 1409.116 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 Sacramento is 2 hours. Sacramento is 2 hours behind Houston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 187 kg (413 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → Sacramento (SMF).