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

Flight distance from Pittsburgh to Houston (Pittsburgh International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1117 miles / 1798 kilometers / 971 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Houston (IAH) is 1310 miles / 2109 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 58 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

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)
  • 1117.294 miles
  • 1798.110 kilometers
  • 970.902 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
  • 1116.907 miles
  • 1797.488 kilometers
  • 970.566 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 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 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 (348 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Pittsburgh (PIT) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
1117
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1117

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