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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from Sacramento to Houston (Sacramento International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1609 miles / 2590 kilometers / 1398 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Sacramento (SMF) to Houston (IAH) is 1954 miles / 3145 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 52 minutes.

Sacramento – Houston

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1609
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2590
Kilometers
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1398
Nautical miles

How far is Houston from Sacramento?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1609.311 miles
  • 2589.935 kilometers
  • 1398.453 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
  • 1606.829 miles
  • 2585.941 kilometers
  • 1396.297 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).

How long does it take to fly from Sacramento to Houston?

Estimated flight time from Sacramento International Airport to Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 3 hours 32 minutes.

What is the time difference between Sacramento and Houston?

The time difference between Sacramento and Houston is 2 hours. Houston is 2 hours ahead of Sacramento.
Sacramento time to Houston time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

On average flying from Sacramento to Houston generates about 187 kg of CO2 per passenger, 187 kilograms is equal to 411 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sacramento to Houston

Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

Airport information

Origin Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″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 Sacramento (SMF) to Houston (IAH)

United Airlines