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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and New York, NY (JFK)

Flight distance from Houston to New York (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 1417 miles / 2280 kilometers / 1231 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to New York (JFK) is 1658 miles / 2669 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 58 minutes.

Houston – New York

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1417
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2280
Kilometers
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1231
Nautical miles

How far is New York from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1416.880 miles
  • 2280.247 kilometers
  • 1231.235 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
  • 1415.420 miles
  • 2277.898 kilometers
  • 1229.967 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport is 3 hours 10 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Houston and New York is 1 hour. New York is 1 hour ahead of Houston.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Houston to New York generates about 174 kg of CO2 per passenger, 174 kilograms is equal to 384 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to New York

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W