# Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Ixtapa (ZIH)

Flight distance from Houston to Ixtapa (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport) is 936 miles / 1506 kilometers / 813 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Ixtapa (ZIH) is 1241 miles / 1997 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 53 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Ixtapa.

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH).

## How far is Ixtapa from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 935.676 miles
• 1505.825 kilometers
• 813.081 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
• 938.475 miles
• 1510.328 kilometers
• 815.512 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
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

B Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport
City: Ixtapa
Country: Mexico
IATA Code: ZIH
ICAO Code: MMZH
Coordinates: 17°36′5″N, 101°27′39″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Ixtapa.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 146 kg (322 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Ixtapa (ZIH).

Distance:
936
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
936

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