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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Anchorage, AK (ANC)

Flight distance from Houston to Anchorage (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) is 3266 miles / 5256 kilometers / 2838 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Anchorage (ANC) is 4230 miles / 6808 kilometers and travel time by car is about 81 hours 2 minutes.

Houston – Anchorage

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3266
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5256
Kilometers
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2838
Nautical miles

How far is Anchorage from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3265.626 miles
  • 5255.516 kilometers
  • 2837.752 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
  • 3261.263 miles
  • 5248.494 kilometers
  • 2833.960 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is 6 hours 40 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Houston and Anchorage is 3 hours. Anchorage is 3 hours behind Houston.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Houston to Anchorage generates about 366 kg of CO2 per passenger, 366 kilograms is equal to 807 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Anchorage

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W