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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Distance from Los Angeles to Houston (Los Angeles International Airport – George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1379 miles / 2219 kilometers / 1198 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is 3 hours 6 minutes.

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.

Time Difference

Los Angeles
Houston

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Houston, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 173 kg (381 pounds).

Airport information


A Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B 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

Map

Los Angeles to Houston flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Houston (IAH).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
1379
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1379

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