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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Kotzebue, AK (OTZ)

Flight distance from Houston to Kotzebue (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Ralph Wien Memorial Airport) is 3720 miles / 5987 kilometers / 3233 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Kotzebue (OTZ) is 4844 miles / 7795 kilometers and travel time by car is about 158 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (OTZ).

How far is Kotzebue from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3720.388 miles
  • 5987.384 kilometers
  • 3232.929 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
  • 3714.815 miles
  • 5978.415 kilometers
  • 3228.086 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 Ralph Wien Memorial Airport
City: Kotzebue, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OTZ
ICAO Code: PAOT
Coordinates: 66°53′4″N, 162°35′56″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Kotzebue is 3 hours. Kotzebue is 3 hours behind Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Kotzebue, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 422 kg (930 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Kotzebue (OTZ).

Distance:
3720
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3720

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