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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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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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