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Distance between Vancouver (YVR) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from Vancouver to Houston (Vancouver International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1971 miles / 3171 kilometers / 1712 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Vancouver (YVR) to Houston (IAH) is 2468 miles / 3972 kilometers and travel time by car is about 41 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Vancouver to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

How far is Houston from Vancouver?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1970.667 miles
  • 3171.482 kilometers
  • 1712.463 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
  • 1969.355 miles
  • 3169.370 kilometers
  • 1711.323 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 Vancouver International Airport
City: Vancouver
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YVR
ICAO Code: CYVR
Coordinates: 49°11′38″N, 123°11′2″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 Vancouver and Houston is 2 hours. Houston is 2 hours ahead of Vancouver.

Time Difference

Vancouver

 PDT

Houston, TX

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 218 kg (480 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Vancouver (YVR) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
1971
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1971

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