# Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Fort Myers, FL (RSW)

Flight distance from Houston to Fort Myers (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Southwest Florida International Airport) is 861 miles / 1386 kilometers / 748 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Fort Myers (RSW) is 1121 miles / 1804 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 15 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Fort Myers.

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW).

## How far is Fort Myers from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 861.090 miles
• 1385.791 kilometers
• 748.267 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
• 859.825 miles
• 1383.754 kilometers
• 747.167 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 Southwest Florida International Airport
City: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: RSW
ICAO Code: KRSW
Coordinates: 26°32′10″N, 81°45′18″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (309 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Fort Myers (RSW).

Distance:
861
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
861

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