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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)

Flight distance from Houston to Salt Lake City (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Salt Lake City International Airport) is 1195 miles / 1923 kilometers / 1039 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Salt Lake City (SLC) is 1558 miles / 2508 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).

How far is Salt Lake City from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1195.095 miles
  • 1923.319 kilometers
  • 1038.509 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
  • 1194.494 miles
  • 1922.352 kilometers
  • 1037.987 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 Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Salt Lake City is 1 hour. Salt Lake City is 1 hour behind Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Salt Lake City, UT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (355 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Salt Lake City (SLC).

Distance:
1195
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1195

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