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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 29 hours 6 minutes.

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).

How far is New York from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and New York. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 174 kg (384 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → New York (JFK).

Distance:
1417
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1417

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