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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Yakima, WA (YKM)

Flight distance from Houston to Yakima (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Yakima Air Terminal) is 1791 miles / 2882 kilometers / 1556 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Yakima (YKM) is 2218 miles / 3569 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Yakima Air Terminal (YKM).

How far is Yakima from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1790.770 miles
  • 2881.965 kilometers
  • 1556.137 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
  • 1789.658 miles
  • 2880.175 kilometers
  • 1555.170 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 Yakima Air Terminal
City: Yakima, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: YKM
ICAO Code: KYKM
Coordinates: 46°34′5″N, 120°32′38″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Yakima is 2 hours. Yakima is 2 hours behind Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Yakima, WA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 199 kg (439 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Yakima (YKM).

Distance:
1791
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1791

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