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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from New York to Houston (New York LaGuardia Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1416 miles / 2279 kilometers / 1231 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Houston (IAH) is 1632 miles / 2626 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 48 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Houston.

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

How far is Houston from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1416.367 miles
  • 2279.422 kilometers
  • 1230.790 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
  • 1414.946 miles
  • 2277.134 kilometers
  • 1229.554 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EDT

Houston, TX

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 174 kg (384 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
1416
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1416

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