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).
How far is Houston from Sacramento?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Sacramento and Houston. 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).
|A||Sacramento International Airport|
|B||Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport|
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Sacramento and Houston is 2 hours. Houston is 2 hours ahead of Sacramento.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 176 kg (389 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Sacramento (SMF) → Houston (IAH).