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

Flight distance from Phoenix to Houston (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1009 miles / 1624 kilometers / 877 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Phoenix (PHX) to Houston (IAH) is 1187 miles / 1911 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 11 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

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)
  • 1009.010 miles
  • 1623.844 kilometers
  • 876.805 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
  • 1007.223 miles
  • 1620.968 kilometers
  • 875.253 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 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 Phoenix and Houston is 2 hours. Houston is 2 hours ahead of Phoenix.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 151 kg (334 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Phoenix (PHX) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
1009
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1009

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