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Distance between Kansas City, MO (MCI) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from Kansas City to Houston (Kansas City International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 643 miles / 1035 kilometers / 559 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Kansas City (MCI) to Houston (IAH) is 736 miles / 1184 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 17 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Kansas City to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

How far is Houston from Kansas City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 642.964 miles
  • 1034.751 kilometers
  • 558.721 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
  • 644.463 miles
  • 1037.163 kilometers
  • 560.023 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 Kansas City International Airport
City: Kansas City, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCI
ICAO Code: KMCI
Coordinates: 39°17′51″N, 94°42′50″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

There is no time difference between Kansas City and Houston.

Time Difference

Kansas City, MO

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Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 118 kg (260 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kansas City (MCI) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
643
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
643

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