Air Miles Calculator

Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Wilmington, DE (ILG)

Flight distance from Houston to Wilmington (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Wilmington Airport (Delaware)) is 1301 miles / 2094 kilometers / 1131 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Wilmington (ILG) is 1521 miles / 2448 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 41 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Wilmington.

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Wilmington Airport (Delaware) (ILG).

How far is Wilmington from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1301.299 miles
  • 2094.238 kilometers
  • 1130.798 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
  • 1299.982 miles
  • 2092.118 kilometers
  • 1129.653 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 Wilmington Airport (Delaware)
City: Wilmington, DE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ILG
ICAO Code: KILG
Coordinates: 39°40′43″N, 75°36′23″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Wilmington is 1 hour. Wilmington is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Wilmington, DE

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 167 kg (368 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Wilmington (ILG).

Distance:
1301
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1301

Round trip?