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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Wales, AK (WAA)

Flight distance from Houston to Wales (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Wales Airport (Alaska)) is 3866 miles / 6222 kilometers / 3359 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 49 minutes.

Map of flight path from Houston to Wales.

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Wales Airport (Alaska) (WAA).

How far is Wales from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3865.909 miles
  • 6221.577 kilometers
  • 3359.383 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
  • 3859.631 miles
  • 6211.474 kilometers
  • 3353.927 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 Wales Airport (Alaska)
City: Wales, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: WAA
ICAO Code: PAIW
Coordinates: 65°37′21″N, 168°5′42″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Wales is 3 hours. Wales is 3 hours behind Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Wales, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 440 kg (969 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Wales (WAA).

Distance:
3866
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3866

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