# 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
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
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.

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## 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:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1416

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