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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Ottawa (YOW)

Flight distance from Houston to Ottawa (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport) is 1519 miles / 2444 kilometers / 1320 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Ottawa (YOW) is 1791 miles / 2883 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport (YOW).

How far is Ottawa from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1518.540 miles
  • 2443.853 kilometers
  • 1319.575 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
  • 1518.218 miles
  • 2443.336 kilometers
  • 1319.296 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 Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport
City: Ottawa
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YOW
ICAO Code: CYOW
Coordinates: 45°19′20″N, 75°40′9″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Ottawa is 1 hour. Ottawa is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Ottawa

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 181 kg (398 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Ottawa (YOW).

Distance:
1519
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1519

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