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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Xalapa (JAL)

Flight distance from Houston to Xalapa (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – El Lencero Airport) is 729 miles / 1173 kilometers / 634 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Xalapa (JAL) is 960 miles / 1545 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 3 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and El Lencero Airport (JAL).

How far is Xalapa from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 729.096 miles
  • 1173.366 kilometers
  • 633.567 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
  • 731.825 miles
  • 1177.758 kilometers
  • 635.938 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 Lencero Airport
City: Xalapa
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: JAL
ICAO Code: MMJA
Coordinates: 19°28′30″N, 96°47′51″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Xalapa.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Xalapa

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (282 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Xalapa (JAL).

Distance:
729
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
729

Round trip?