How far is Los Angeles from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1378.957 miles
- 2219.215 kilometers
- 1198.280 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
- 1376.385 miles
- 2215.077 kilometers
- 1196.046 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).
Estimated flight time from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 3 hours 6 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Houston and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind Houston.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 167 kg (368 pounds).
Houston to Los Angeles flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (IAH) → Los Angeles (LAX).