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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Springfield, IL (SPI)

Flight distance from Houston to Springfield (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport) is 771 miles / 1242 kilometers / 670 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Springfield (SPI) is 895 miles / 1441 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 25 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI).

How far is Springfield from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 771.447 miles
  • 1241.523 kilometers
  • 670.369 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
  • 772.651 miles
  • 1243.460 kilometers
  • 671.415 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 Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
City: Springfield, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SPI
ICAO Code: KSPI
Coordinates: 39°50′38″N, 89°40′40″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Springfield.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Springfield, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 132 kg (291 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Springfield (SPI).

Distance:
771
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
771

Round trip?