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Distance between Pensacola, FL (PNS) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Pensacola to Houston (Pensacola International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 488 miles / 786 kilometers / 424 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Pensacola (PNS) to Houston (HOU) is 526 miles / 847 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 11 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Pensacola International Airport (PNS) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from Pensacola?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 488.109 miles
  • 785.535 kilometers
  • 424.155 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
  • 487.187 miles
  • 784.052 kilometers
  • 423.354 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 Pensacola International Airport
City: Pensacola, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PNS
ICAO Code: KPNS
Coordinates: 30°28′24″N, 87°11′11″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

There is no time difference between Pensacola and Houston.

Time Difference

Pensacola, FL

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Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (214 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Pensacola (PNS) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
488
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
488

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