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Distance between Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Salt Lake City to Houston (Salt Lake City International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 1214 miles / 1954 kilometers / 1055 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Houston (HOU) is 1576 miles / 2536 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 38 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Salt Lake City to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from Salt Lake City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1213.863 miles
  • 1953.523 kilometers
  • 1054.818 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
  • 1213.338 miles
  • 1952.678 kilometers
  • 1054.362 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 Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″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

The time difference between Salt Lake City and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour ahead of Salt Lake City.

Time Difference

Salt Lake City, UT

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Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (357 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Salt Lake City (SLC) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
1214
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1214

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