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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

El Paso, TX

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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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