# The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to William P. Hobby Airport is:

### 2 hours, 50 minutes

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In-air flight time: 2 hours, 50 minutes
From gate to gate: 3 hours, 4 minutes
Constant 500 mph: 2 hours, 47 minutes

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take-off and landing: minutes

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## Flying time from LAX to HOU

The total flight duration from LAX to HOU is 2 hours, 50 minutes.

This is the average in-air flight time (wheels up to wheels down on the runway) based on actual flights taken over the past year. It covers the entire time on a typical commercial flight including take-off and landing.

If you're planning a trip, you should also factor in extra time for the plane to pull back from the gate and taxi to the runway, as well as reaching the destination gate after landing. If you include this extra time on the tarmac, the average total elapsed time from gate to gate flying from LAX to HOU is 3 hours, 4 minutes.

Finally, pilots might want to estimate the flight time using an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. If you don't add any extra time to increase or decrease speed for take-off and landing, then at constant speed your flight time would be 2 hours, 47 minutes.

Note that if you fly the other direction, the flight time from HOU to LAX would be 3 hours, 9 minutes due to the effect of winds and the jet stream.

If you're booking a flight, make sure you check the scheduled departure and arrival times. 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 LAX and HOU.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line distance from LAX to HOU ("as the crow flies"), which is about 1,390 miles or 2 236 kilometers.

Your trip begins at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California.
It ends at William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas.

Your flight direction from LAX to HOU is East (96 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.

## Los Angeles International Airport

IATA: LAX
ICAO: KLAX
FAA: LAX
City: Los Angeles
State: California
Zip code: 90009
Country: United States
Category: airports

## William P. Hobby Airport

IATA: HOU
ICAO: KHOU
FAA: HOU
City: Houston
State: Texas
Zip code: 77061
Country: United States
Category: airports