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Distance between San Jose (SJO) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from San Jose to Houston (Juan Santamaría International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1552 miles / 2497 kilometers / 1348 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from San Jose (SJO) to Houston (IAH) is 2384 miles / 3837 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 22 minutes.

San Jose – Houston

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1552
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2497
Kilometers
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1348
Nautical miles

How far is Houston from San Jose?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1551.675 miles
  • 2497.178 kilometers
  • 1348.368 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
  • 1556.481 miles
  • 2504.913 kilometers
  • 1352.545 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 Juan Santamaría International Airport to Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 3 hours 26 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between San Jose and Houston.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Jose to Houston generates about 183 kg of CO2 per passenger, 183 kilograms is equal to 403 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Jose to Houston

Shortest flight path between Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

Airport information

Origin Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from San Jose (SJO) to Houston (IAH)

United Airlines