About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), Houston, Texas, United States and Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU), Plaisance, Mauritius would travel a Great Circle distance of 10,634 miles (or 17,114 kilometers).

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Departure Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: HOU / KHOU
Airport Names:
  1. William P. Hobby Airport
  2. Houston Hobby
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 29°38'44"N by 95°16'44"W
Area Served: Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land
Operator/Owner: City of Houston
Elevation: 46 feet (14 meters)
# of Runways: 4
View all routes: Routes from HOU
More Information: HOU Maps & Info

Arrival Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MRU / FIMP
Airport Names:
  1. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
  2. Plaisance Airport
Location: Plaisance, Mauritius
GPS Coordinates: 20°25'48"S by 57°40'58"E
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 186 feet (57 meters)
# of Runways: 1
View all routes: Routes from MRU
More Information: MRU Maps & Info

Facts about William P. Hobby Airport (HOU):

  • In addition to being known as "William P. Hobby Airport", another name for HOU is "Houston Hobby".
  • Airline flights resumed at Hobby in 1971.
  • Because of William P. Hobby Airport's relatively low elevation of 46 feet, planes can take off or land at William P. Hobby Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The closest airport to William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) is Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field (EFD), which is located only 8 miles (12 kilometers) ESE of HOU.
  • William P. Hobby Airport handled 9,054,001 passengers last year.
  • The furthest airport from William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 11,002 miles (17,706 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • Developments at Hobby in the 2000s include a new concourse to serve Southwest Airlines, designed by Leo A Daly and the upgrade of Runway 4/22.
  • The city of Houston opened and dedicated a new air terminal and hangar in 1940.
  • In a survey among travelers in the United States by J.D.
  • William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) has 4 runways.

Facts about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU):

  • Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, SSR Airport, is the main international airport in Mauritius.
  • Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport handled 269,086 passengers last year.
  • Because of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport's relatively low elevation of 186 feet, planes can take off or land at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The closest airport to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU) is Roland Garros Airport (RUN), which is located 144 miles (231 kilometers) WSW of MRU.
  • In addition to being known as "Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport", another name for MRU is "Plaisance Airport".
  • The furthest airport from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU) is Guerrero Negro Airport (GUB), which is located 11,697 miles (18,824 kilometers) away in Guerrero Negro, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
  • Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Later in 1986, infrastructure works were undertaken to accommodate larger aircraft.

Map of Nearest Airports to William P. Hobby Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to William P. Hobby Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
17.68 miles (12.36 km) ESEEllington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field (EFD)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field on a map Set EFD as origin Airport Set EFD as destination Airport Get more information about Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field
218.92 miles (30.45 km) WNWAndrau Airpark (AAP)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Andrau Airpark on a map Set AAP as origin Airport Set AAP as destination Airport Get more information about Andrau Airpark
321.85 miles (35.16 km) ENEBaytown Airport (HPY)Baytown, Texas, United StatesView Baytown Airport on a map Set HPY as origin Airport Set HPY as destination Airport Get more information about Baytown Airport
422.75 miles (36.60 km) WSugar Land Regional Airport (SGR)Sugar Land, Texas (near Houston), United StatesView Sugar Land Regional Airport on a map Set SGR as origin Airport Set SGR as destination Airport Get more information about Sugar Land Regional Airport
523.71 miles (38.16 km) NGeorge Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)Houston, Texas, United StatesView George Bush Intercontinental Airport on a map Set IAH as origin Airport Set IAH as destination Airport Get more information about George Bush Intercontinental Airport
626.46 miles (42.59 km) WNWWest Houston Airport (IWS)Houston, Texas, United StatesView West Houston Airport on a map Set IWS as origin Airport Set IWS as destination Airport Get more information about West Houston Airport
733.12 miles (53.30 km) NNWDavid Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (DWH)Houston, Texas, United StatesView David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport on a map Set DWH as origin Airport Set DWH as destination Airport Get more information about David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport
836.38 miles (58.55 km) SEScholes International Airport at Galveston (GLS)Galveston, Texas, United StatesView Scholes International Airport at Galveston on a map Set GLS as origin Airport Set GLS as destination Airport Get more information about Scholes International Airport at Galveston
938.71 miles (62.29 km) SSWTexas Gulf Coast Regional Airport (LJN)Angleton / Lake Jackson, Texas, United StatesView Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport on a map Set LJN as origin Airport Set LJN as destination Airport Get more information about Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
1049.51 miles (79.68 km) NLone Star Executive Airport (CXO)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Lone Star Executive Airport on a map Set CXO as origin Airport Set CXO as destination Airport Get more information about Lone Star Executive Airport
1158.28 miles (93.80 km) SWBay City Municipal Airport (BBC)Bay City, Texas, United StatesView Bay City Municipal Airport on a map Set BBC as origin Airport Set BBC as destination Airport Get more information about Bay City Municipal Airport
1259.20 miles (95.27 km) WSWWharton Regional Airport (WHT)Wharton, Texas, United StatesView Wharton Regional Airport on a map Set WHT as origin Airport Set WHT as destination Airport Get more information about Wharton Regional Airport
1370.18 miles (112.94 km) ENEBeaumont Municipal Airport (BMT)Beaumont, Texas, United StatesView Beaumont Municipal Airport on a map Set BMT as origin Airport Set BMT as destination Airport Get more information about Beaumont Municipal Airport
1478.29 miles (126.00 km) NNWBruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport (HTV)Huntsville, Texas, United StatesView Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport on a map Set HTV as origin Airport Set HTV as destination Airport Get more information about Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport
1578.34 miles (126.07 km) ENEJack Brooks Regional Airport (BPT)Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas, United StatesView Jack Brooks Regional Airport on a map Set BPT as origin Airport Set BPT as destination Airport Get more information about Jack Brooks Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from William P. Hobby Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from William P. Hobby Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,002.05 miles (17,706.03 km) SWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map Set CCK as origin Airport Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
210,935.62 miles (17,599.14 km) ESESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as origin Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
310,658.40 miles (17,152.99 km) WShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as origin Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
410,645.79 miles (17,132.69 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as origin Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
510,634.99 miles (17,115.31 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as origin Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
610,633.92 miles (17,113.60 km) ESESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as origin Airport Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
710,633.35 miles (17,112.68 km) WCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map Set CVQ as origin Airport Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
810,632.69 miles (17,111.61 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as origin Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
910,626.11 miles (17,101.02 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as origin Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1010,617.96 miles (17,087.91 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as origin Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
1110,607.15 miles (17,070.51 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as origin Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
1210,602.03 miles (17,062.27 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as origin Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
1310,587.52 miles (17,038.92 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as origin Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1410,581.89 miles (17,029.86 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as origin Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1510,580.51 miles (17,027.64 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as origin Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport

Map of Nearest Airports to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1143.63 miles (231.15 km) WSWRoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
2158.22 miles (254.63 km) WSWPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
3371.32 miles (597.58 km) ESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as destination Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
4563.82 miles (907.38 km) WNWSainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map Set SMS as destination Airport Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
5563.90 miles (907.50 km) WNWToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map Set TMM as destination Airport Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
6604.49 miles (972.83 km) WMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
7612.67 miles (986.00 km) NWAntsirabato Airport (ANM)Antalaha, MadagascarView Antsirabato Airport on a map Set ANM as destination Airport Set ANM as destination Airport Get more information about Antsirabato Airport
8662.58 miles (1,066.31 km) WNWMandritsara Airport (WMA)Mandritsara, MadagascarView Mandritsara Airport on a map Set WMA as destination Airport Set WMA as destination Airport Get more information about Mandritsara Airport
9673.52 miles (1,083.92 km) WIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map Set TNR as destination Airport Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
10685.62 miles (1,103.40 km) WFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
11706.32 miles (1,136.71 km) WNWTsaratanana Airport (TTS)Tsaratanana, Madagascar.View Tsaratanana Airport on a map Set TTS as destination Airport Set TTS as destination Airport Get more information about Tsaratanana Airport
12741.08 miles (1,192.64 km) WNWPort Bergé Airport (WPB)Port Bergé, MadagascarView Port Bergé Airport on a map Set WPB as destination Airport Set WPB as destination Airport Get more information about Port Bergé Airport
13753.71 miles (1,212.98 km) WSWTôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
14761.90 miles (1,226.16 km) NWAmbilobe Airport (AMB)Ambilobe, MadagascarView Ambilobe Airport on a map Set AMB as destination Airport Set AMB as destination Airport Get more information about Ambilobe Airport
15765.61 miles (1,232.12 km) WTsiroanomandidy Airport (WTS)Tsiroanomandidy, MadagascarView Tsiroanomandidy Airport on a map Set WTS as destination Airport Set WTS as destination Airport Get more information about Tsiroanomandidy Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,696.70 miles (18,823.97 km) NWGuerrero Negro Airport (GUB)Guerrero Negro, Baja California Sur, MexicoView Guerrero Negro Airport on a map Set GUB as destination Airport Set GUB as destination Airport Get more information about Guerrero Negro Airport
211,684.12 miles (18,803.72 km) WNWCiudad Constitución Airport (CUA)Ciudad Constitución, Baja California Sur, MexicoView Ciudad Constitución Airport on a map Set CUA as destination Airport Set CUA as destination Airport Get more information about Ciudad Constitución Airport
311,641.90 miles (18,735.78 km) WNWLoreto International Airport (LTO)Loreto, Baja California Sur, MexicoView Loreto International Airport on a map Set LTO as destination Airport Set LTO as destination Airport Get more information about Loreto International Airport
411,632.33 miles (18,720.37 km) WNWManuel Márquez de León International Airport (LAP)La Paz, Baja California Sur, MexicoView Manuel Márquez de León International Airport on a map Set LAP as destination Airport Set LAP as destination Airport Get more information about Manuel Márquez de León International Airport
511,630.67 miles (18,717.71 km) NWBahía de los Ángeles Airport (BHL)Bahía de los Ángeles, Baja California, MéxicoView Bahía de los Ángeles Airport on a map Set BHL as destination Airport Set BHL as destination Airport Get more information about Bahía de los Ángeles Airport
611,607.41 miles (18,680.28 km) WNWLos Cabos International Airport (SJD)Los Cabos, MexicoView Los Cabos International Airport on a map Set SJD as destination Airport Set SJD as destination Airport Get more information about Los Cabos International Airport
711,575.64 miles (18,629.13 km) NNWEnsenada Airport (ESE)Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoView Ensenada Airport on a map Set ESE as destination Airport Set ESE as destination Airport Get more information about Ensenada Airport
811,574.60 miles (18,627.46 km) NNWSan Felipe International Airport (SFH)San Felipe, Baja California, MexicoView San Felipe International Airport on a map Set SFH as destination Airport Set SFH as destination Airport Get more information about San Felipe International Airport
911,550.64 miles (18,588.90 km) NWGeneral José María Yáñez International Airport (GYM)Guaymas, Sonora, MexicoView General José María Yáñez International Airport on a map Set GYM as destination Airport Set GYM as destination Airport Get more information about General José María Yáñez International Airport
1011,539.19 miles (18,570.47 km) NNWNaval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach (NRS)Imperial Beach, California, United StatesView Naval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach on a map Set NRS as destination Airport Set NRS as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach
1111,537.46 miles (18,567.70 km) NNWTijuana International Airport (TIJ)Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoView Tijuana International Airport on a map Set TIJ as destination Airport Set TIJ as destination Airport Get more information about Tijuana International Airport
1211,535.69 miles (18,564.85 km) NNWBrown Field Municipal Airport (SDM)San Diego, California, United StatesView Brown Field Municipal Airport on a map Set SDM as destination Airport Set SDM as destination Airport Get more information about Brown Field Municipal Airport
1311,532.73 miles (18,560.08 km) NNWNAS North Island (NZY)San Diego, California, United StatesView NAS North Island on a map Set NZY as destination Airport Set NZY as destination Airport Get more information about NAS North Island
1411,529.97 miles (18,555.64 km) NNWSan Diego International Airport (SAN)San Diego, California, United StatesView San Diego International Airport on a map Set SAN as destination Airport Set SAN as destination Airport Get more information about San Diego International Airport
1511,523.61 miles (18,545.41 km) NNWMontgomery Field (MYF)San Diego, California, United StatesView Montgomery Field on a map Set MYF as destination Airport Set MYF as destination Airport Get more information about Montgomery Field