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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Distance from Philadelphia to Houston (Philadelphia International Airport – William P. Hobby Airport) is 1336 miles / 2149 kilometers / 1161 nautical miles.

How far is Houston from Philadelphia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1335.526 miles
  • 2149.320 kilometers
  • 1160.540 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
  • 1334.272 miles
  • 2147.302 kilometers
  • 1159.450 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) is 3 hours 1 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Philadelphia and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour behind Philadelphia.

Time Difference

Philadelphia
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Philadelphia, PA

 EST

Houston, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 166 kg (366 pounds).

Airport information


A Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

B 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

Map

Philadelphia to Houston flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Philadelphia (PHL) → Houston (HOU).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1336

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