The flight distance between the nearest airports Shanghai (SHA) and Houston (HOU) is 7,596.23 mi (12,224.95 km). This corresponds to an approximate flight time of 14h 52min. Similar flight routes: SHA → IAH , SHA → AAP , PVG → HOU , PVG → IAH , PVG → AAPBearing: 33.55° (NNE)
The initial bearing on the course from Shanghai to Houston is 33.55° and the compass direction is NNE.Midpoint: 61.78305,14.35235
The geographic midpoint between Shanghai and Houston is in 3,790.14 mi (6,099.64 km) distance between both points in a bearing of 33.55°. It is located in Sweden, Norrland, Jämtlands län, Härjedalens kommun, Lillhärdal distrikt (Sverige, Norrland, Jämtlands län, Härjedalens kommun, Lillhärdal distrikt).Distance: 7,580.28 mi (12,199.28 km)
The shortest distance (air line) between Shanghai and Houston is 7,580.28 mi (12,199.28 km).Driving route: -- ( - )
The shortest route between Shanghai and Houston is according to the route planner. The driving time is approx. . Half of the trip is reached in .Time difference: -13h
The time difference between Shanghai (Asia/Shanghai) and Houston (America/Chicago) is -13 hours. This means that it is now 17:08 (19.08.2018) in Shanghai and 04:08 (19.08.2018) in Houston.
To calculate the distance between Shanghai and Houston, the place names are converted into coordinates (latitude and longitude). The respective geographic centre is used for cities, regions and countries. To calculate the distance the Haversine formula is applied.
Houston is just as far away from Shanghai as Shanghai from Lagos (12,233 km), New York (11,862 km), Kinshasa (11,796 km), Ibadan (12,126 km), Durban (11,712 km), Luanda (12,249 km), Brooklyn (11,870 km), Queens (11,869 km), Johannesburg (11,785 km).
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