How far is Beijing from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Beijing. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 7194.812 miles
- 11578.928 kilometers
- 6252.121 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
- 7180.765 miles
- 11556.321 kilometers
- 6239.914 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 Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) is 14 hours 7 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Houston and Beijing is 13 hours. Beijing is 13 hours ahead of Houston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 892 kg (1 966 pounds).
Houston to Beijing flight path
Shortest flight path between George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (IAH) → Beijing (PEK).