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Distance between Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Pittsburgh to Houston (Pittsburgh International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 1131 miles / 1820 kilometers / 983 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Houston (HOU) is 1332 miles / 2143 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 25 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from Pittsburgh?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1131.130 miles
  • 1820.376 kilometers
  • 982.925 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
  • 1130.842 miles
  • 1819.914 kilometers
  • 982.675 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 Pittsburgh International Airport
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIT
ICAO Code: KPIT
Coordinates: 40°29′29″N, 80°13′58″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 Pittsburgh and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour behind Pittsburgh.

Time Difference

Pittsburgh, PA

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Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (349 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Pittsburgh (PIT) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
1131
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1131

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