Air Miles Calculator

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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Fort Myers, FL

 EDT

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

Round trip?