The flight time from George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Dubai International Airport is:

16 hours, 50 minutes

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Flying time from IAH to DXB

The total flight duration from IAH to DXB is 16 hours, 50 minutes.

This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.

If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between IAH and DXB.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from IAH to DXB ("as the crow flies"), which is about 8,168 miles or 13 144 kilometers.

Your trip begins at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas.
It ends at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Your flight direction from IAH to DXB is Northeast (30 degrees from North).

The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

IATA: IAH
ICAO: KIAH
FAA: IAH
City: Houston
State: Texas
Zip code: 77205
Country: United States
Category: airports

Dubai International Airport

IATA: DXB
ICAO: OMDB
City: Dubai
Country: United Arab Emirates
Category: airports

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