# Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Joplin, MO (JLN)

Flight distance from Houston to Joplin (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Joplin Regional Airport) is 496 miles / 799 kilometers / 431 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Joplin (JLN) is 595 miles / 957 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 44 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Joplin.

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Joplin Regional Airport (JLN).

## How far is Joplin from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 496.355 miles
• 798.807 kilometers
• 431.321 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
• 497.586 miles
• 800.787 kilometers
• 432.390 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
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

B Joplin Regional Airport
City: Joplin, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: JLN
ICAO Code: KJLN
Coordinates: 37°9′6″N, 94°29′53″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Joplin.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 98 kg (216 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Joplin (JLN).

Distance:
496
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
496

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