Map of flight path from Houston to São Paulo.
Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport (GRU).
How far is São Paulo from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and São Paulo. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 4901.676 miles
- 7888.483 kilometers
- 4259.440 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
- 4912.244 miles
- 7905.490 kilometers
- 4268.623 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Houston and São Paulo is 2 hours. São Paulo is 2 hours ahead of Houston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 571 kg (1 259 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (IAH) → São Paulo (GRU).