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

Distance from San Jose to Houston (Juan Santamaría International Airport – George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1552 miles / 2497 kilometers / 1348 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)
  • 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 (SJO) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is 3 hours 26 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Jose and Houston.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 170 kg (374 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

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 (SJO) → Houston (IAH).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1552

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