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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Amarillo, TX (AMA)

Flight distance from Houston to Amarillo (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport) is 517 miles / 833 kilometers / 450 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 28 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Amarillo (AMA) is 586 miles / 943 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport (AMA).

How far is Amarillo from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 517.391 miles
  • 832.660 kilometers
  • 449.601 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
  • 517.512 miles
  • 832.854 kilometers
  • 449.705 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 Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport
City: Amarillo, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AMA
ICAO Code: KAMA
Coordinates: 35°13′9″N, 101°42′21″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Amarillo.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 101 kg (223 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Amarillo (AMA).

Distance:
517
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
517

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