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Distance between Phoenix, AZ (PHX) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Phoenix to Houston (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 1020 miles / 1642 kilometers / 886 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Phoenix (PHX) to Houston (HOU) is 1183 miles / 1904 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 10 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Phoenix to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from Phoenix?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1019.984 miles
  • 1641.505 kilometers
  • 886.342 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
  • 1018.238 miles
  • 1638.695 kilometers
  • 884.824 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

B Houston 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Phoenix and Houston is 2 hours. Houston is 2 hours ahead of Phoenix.

Time Difference

Phoenix, AZ

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Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 152 kg (335 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Phoenix (PHX) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
1020
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1020

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