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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Albany, NY (ALB)

Flight distance from Houston to Albany (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Albany International Airport) is 1482 miles / 2385 kilometers / 1288 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Albany (ALB) is 1772 miles / 2852 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Albany International Airport (ALB).

How far is Albany from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1481.748 miles
  • 2384.642 kilometers
  • 1287.603 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
  • 1480.630 miles
  • 2382.843 kilometers
  • 1286.632 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 George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

B Albany International Airport
City: Albany, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALB
ICAO Code: KALB
Coordinates: 42°44′53″N, 73°48′6″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Albany, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (393 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Albany (ALB).

Distance:
1482
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1482

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