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

Flight distance from Salt Lake City to Houston (Salt Lake City International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1195 miles / 1923 kilometers / 1039 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Houston (IAH) is 1558 miles / 2508 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 16 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 George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

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)
  • 1195.095 miles
  • 1923.319 kilometers
  • 1038.509 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
  • 1194.494 miles
  • 1922.352 kilometers
  • 1037.987 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 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

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 161 kg (355 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Salt Lake City (SLC) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
1195
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1195

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