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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Santa Ana, CA (SNA)

Flight distance from Houston to Santa Ana (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Orange County John Wayne Airport) is 1357 miles / 2184 kilometers / 1179 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Santa Ana (SNA) is 1547 miles / 2489 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 24 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Santa Ana.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA).

How far is Santa Ana from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1356.914 miles
  • 2183.741 kilometers
  • 1179.126 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
  • 1354.425 miles
  • 2179.735 kilometers
  • 1176.963 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 Orange County John Wayne Airport
City: Santa Ana, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SNA
ICAO Code: KSNA
Coordinates: 33°40′32″N, 117°52′4″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Santa Ana is 2 hours. Santa Ana is 2 hours behind Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Santa Ana, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 167 kg (367 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Santa Ana (SNA).

Distance:
1357
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1357

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