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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Houston (Palm Beach International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 956 miles / 1538 kilometers / 830 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Houston (IAH) is 1117 miles / 1798 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 14 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

How far is Houston from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 955.500 miles
  • 1537.729 kilometers
  • 830.307 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
  • 953.995 miles
  • 1535.306 kilometers
  • 828.999 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″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 West Palm Beach and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour behind West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

 EST

Houston, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (326 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
956
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
956

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