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

Flight distance from London to Houston (London Heathrow Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 4834 miles / 7779 kilometers / 4201 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to Houston.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

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)
  • 4833.949 miles
  • 7779.487 kilometers
  • 4200.587 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
  • 4823.699 miles
  • 7762.991 kilometers
  • 4191.680 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 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 London and Houston is 6 hours. Houston is 6 hours behind London.

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Houston, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 562 kg (1 240 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
4834
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4834

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