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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 1379 miles / 2219 kilometers / 1198 nautical miles.

Calculations with different 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).

Flight duration

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.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Map

Flight map from Houston to Los Angeles.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
1379
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Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1379

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