# 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
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
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.

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## 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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