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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Panama City (PTY)

Flight distance from Houston to Panama City (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Tocumen International Airport) is 1771 miles / 2850 kilometers / 1539 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Panama City (PTY) is 2860 miles / 4602 kilometers and travel time by car is about 58 hours 1 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Panama City.

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Tocumen International Airport (PTY).

How far is Panama City from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1770.683 miles
  • 2849.638 kilometers
  • 1538.681 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
  • 1774.922 miles
  • 2856.460 kilometers
  • 1542.365 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 Tocumen International Airport
City: Panama City
Country: Panama Flag of Panama
IATA Code: PTY
ICAO Code: MPTO
Coordinates: 9°4′16″N, 79°23′0″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Panama City.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Panama City

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 198 kg (436 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Panama City (PTY).

Distance:
1771
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1771

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