# Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and El Paso, TX (ELP)

Flight distance from Houston to El Paso (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – El Paso International Airport) is 667 miles / 1074 kilometers / 580 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to El Paso (ELP) is 754 miles / 1214 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 3 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to El Paso.

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and El Paso International Airport (ELP).

## How far is El Paso from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 667.260 miles
• 1073.850 kilometers
• 579.833 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
• 666.043 miles
• 1071.892 kilometers
• 578.775 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
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

B El Paso International Airport
City: El Paso, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: ELP
ICAO Code: KELP
Coordinates: 31°48′25″N, 106°22′40″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and El Paso is 1 hour. El Paso is 1 hour behind Houston.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 121 kg (267 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → El Paso (ELP).

Distance:
667
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
667

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