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

Distance from Philadelphia to Houston (Philadelphia International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1325 miles / 2132 kilometers / 1151 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)
  • 1324.547 miles
  • 2131.652 kilometers
  • 1151.000 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
  • 1323.202 miles
  • 2129.486 kilometers
  • 1149.831 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 Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is 3 hours 0 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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 166 kg (365 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 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

Philadelphia to Houston flight path

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Philadelphia (PHL) → Houston (IAH).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
1325
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1325

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