Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Houston.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).
How far is Houston from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Houston. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1378.957 miles
- 2219.215 kilometers
- 1198.280 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
- 1376.385 miles
- 2215.077 kilometers
- 1196.046 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).
|A||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City:||Los Angeles, CA|
|B||Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport|
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and Houston is 2 hours. Houston is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 172 kg (379 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Houston (IAH).