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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Denver, CO (DEN)

Flight distance from Houston to Denver (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Denver International Airport) is 862 miles / 1387 kilometers / 749 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Denver (DEN) is 1036 miles / 1668 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 7 minutes.

Houston – Denver

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862
Miles
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1387
Kilometers
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749
Nautical miles

How far is Denver from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 861.627 miles
  • 1386.654 kilometers
  • 748.733 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
  • 862.150 miles
  • 1387.496 kilometers
  • 749.188 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 Denver is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Denver is 1 hour. Denver is 1 hour behind Houston.

Houston time to Denver time converter

Time in Houston: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Denver: 00:00

Current local times

Houston, TX

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Denver, CO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Houston to Denver generates about 140 kg of CO2 per passenger, 140 kilograms is equal to 309 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 Denver

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Denver International Airport (DEN).

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 Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″W

Airlines flying from Houston (IAH) to Denver (DEN)

Frontier Airlines
Spirit Airlines
United Airlines