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Distance between San Jose, CA (SJC) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Distance from San Jose to Houston (San Jose International Airport – George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1608 miles / 2588 kilometers / 1397 nautical miles.

How far is Houston from San Jose?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1607.840 miles
  • 2587.567 kilometers
  • 1397.175 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
  • 1605.141 miles
  • 2583.224 kilometers
  • 1394.829 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Jose International Airport (SJC) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is 3 hours 32 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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San Jose, CA

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Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 193 kg (425 pounds).

Airport information


A San Jose International Airport
City: San Jose, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SJC
ICAO Code: KSJC
Coordinates: 37°21′45″N, 121°55′44″W

B 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

Map

San Jose to Houston flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJC) → Houston (IAH).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1608

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