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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and San Jose (SJO)

Distance from Houston to San Jose (George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Juan Santamaría International Airport) is 1552 miles / 2497 kilometers / 1348 nautical miles.

How far is San Jose from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1551.675 miles
  • 2497.178 kilometers
  • 1348.368 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
  • 1556.481 miles
  • 2504.913 kilometers
  • 1352.545 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) is 3 hours 26 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and San Jose.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 188 kg (414 pounds).

Airport information


A 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 Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W

Map

Houston to San Jose flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → San Jose (SJO).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1552

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