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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Tapachula (TAP)

Flight distance from Houston to Tapachula (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Tapachula International Airport) is 1062 miles / 1710 kilometers / 923 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Tapachula (TAP) is 1470 miles / 2366 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Tapachula International Airport (TAP).

How far is Tapachula from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1062.243 miles
  • 1709.515 kilometers
  • 923.064 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
  • 1066.414 miles
  • 1716.228 kilometers
  • 926.689 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 Tapachula International Airport
City: Tapachula
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: TAP
ICAO Code: MMTP
Coordinates: 14°47′39″N, 92°22′12″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Tapachula.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Tapachula

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 155 kg (341 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Tapachula (TAP).

Distance:
1062
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1062

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