# 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
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
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.

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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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