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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from Houston to Raleigh (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 1042 miles / 1678 kilometers / 906 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 28 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Raleigh (RDU) is 1199 miles / 1930 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

How far is Raleigh from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1042.424 miles
  • 1677.620 kilometers
  • 905.842 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
  • 1040.980 miles
  • 1675.295 kilometers
  • 904.587 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Raleigh, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 153 kg (338 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Raleigh (RDU).

Distance:
1042
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1042

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