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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Tulsa, OK (TUL)

Flight distance from Houston to Tulsa (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Tulsa International Airport) is 453 miles / 729 kilometers / 394 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Tulsa (TUL) is 516 miles / 830 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 17 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Tulsa International Airport (TUL).

How far is Tulsa from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 452.965 miles
  • 728.976 kilometers
  • 393.616 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
  • 454.142 miles
  • 730.871 kilometers
  • 394.639 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 Tulsa International Airport
City: Tulsa, OK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TUL
ICAO Code: KTUL
Coordinates: 36°11′54″N, 95°53′17″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Tulsa.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Tulsa, OK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 92 kg (202 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Tulsa (TUL).

Distance:
453
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
453

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