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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Oakland, CA (OAK)

Flight distance from Houston to Oakland (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Oakland International Airport) is 1628 miles / 2620 kilometers / 1415 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Oakland (OAK) is 1923 miles / 3094 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 43 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Oakland.

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

How far is Oakland from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1628.237 miles
  • 2620.393 kilometers
  • 1414.899 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
  • 1625.539 miles
  • 2616.052 kilometers
  • 1412.555 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 Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Oakland is 2 hours. Oakland is 2 hours behind Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Oakland, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 188 kg (414 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Oakland (OAK).

Distance:
1628
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1628

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