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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Flight distance from Houston to Philadelphia (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Philadelphia International Airport) is 1325 miles / 2132 kilometers / 1151 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Philadelphia (PHL) is 1546 miles / 2488 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 8 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

How far is Philadelphia from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1324.547 miles
  • 2131.652 kilometers
  • 1151.000 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
  • 1323.202 miles
  • 2129.486 kilometers
  • 1149.831 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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Philadelphia is 1 hour. Philadelphia is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Philadelphia, PA

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 168 kg (371 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Philadelphia (PHL).

Distance:
1325
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1325

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