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

Flight distance from Philadelphia to Houston (Philadelphia International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1325 miles / 2132 kilometers / 1151 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Philadelphia (PHL) to Houston (IAH) is 1528 miles / 2459 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 44 minutes.

Philadelphia – Houston

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1325
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2132
Kilometers
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1151
Nautical miles

How far is Houston from Philadelphia?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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 to Houston 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.

Philadelphia time to Houston time converter

Time in Philadelphia: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Houston: 00:00

Current local times

Philadelphia, PA

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Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Philadelphia to Houston generates about 168 kg of CO2 per passenger, 168 kilograms is equal to 371 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Philadelphia to Houston

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Philadelphia (PHL) to Houston (IAH)

American Airlines
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