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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Brownsville, TX (BRO)

Flight distance from Houston to Brownsville (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport) is 308 miles / 496 kilometers / 268 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Brownsville (BRO) is 385 miles / 620 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 31 minutes.

Houston – Brownsville

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308
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496
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268
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How far is Brownsville from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 308.340 miles
  • 496.225 kilometers
  • 267.940 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
  • 309.111 miles
  • 497.466 kilometers
  • 268.610 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 to Brownsville is 1 hour 5 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Brownsville.

Houston time to Brownsville time converter

Time in Houston: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Brownsville: 00:00

Current local times

Houston, TX

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Brownsville, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Houston to Brownsville generates about 70 kg of CO2 per passenger, 70 kilograms is equal to 155 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 Brownsville

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO).

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 Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
City: Brownsville, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BRO
ICAO Code: KBRO
Coordinates: 25°54′24″N, 97°25′33″W

Airlines flying from Houston (IAH) to Brownsville (BRO)

United Airlines