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Distance between London (LHR) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from London to Houston (London Heathrow Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 4849 miles / 7804 kilometers / 4214 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 40 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to Houston.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4848.981 miles
  • 7803.679 kilometers
  • 4213.650 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
  • 4838.802 miles
  • 7787.298 kilometers
  • 4204.804 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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

B Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Houston is 6 hours. Houston is 6 hours behind London.

Time Difference

London

 BST

Houston, TX

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 572 kg (1 260 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
4849
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4849

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