About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), Houston, Texas, United States and Perth Airport (PER), Perth, Western Australia, Australia would travel a Great Circle distance of 10,582 miles (or 17,030 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: PER / YPPH
Airport Name: Perth Airport
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 31°56'25"S by 115°58'0"E
Area Served: Perth, Western Australia
Operator/Owner: Government of Australia
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 67 feet (20 meters)
# of Runways: 2
View all routes: Routes from PER
More Information: PER Maps & Info

Facts about William P. Hobby Airport (HOU):

  • William P. Hobby Airport handled 9,054,001 passengers last year.
  • The city of Houston opened and dedicated a new air terminal and hangar in 1940.
  • In addition to being known as "William P. Hobby Airport", another name for HOU is "Houston Hobby".
  • William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) has 4 runways.
  • The April 1957 Official Airline Guide shows 26 weekday departures on Eastern, 20 Braniff, nine Continental, nine Delta, nine Trans-Texas, four National, two Pan American and one American.
  • 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.
  • Houston Mayor Annise Parker backed Southwest's flight to make Hobby an international airport on May 23, 2012.
  • 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 terminal includes an interfaith chapel.
  • 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.

Facts about Perth Airport (PER):

  • Site selection and preparation of the original plans was undertaken by Mr N M Fricker of the Department of Civil Aviation.
  • The Guildford Aerodrome as it was then known was at best only a basic airfield.
  • In 1960, the current international terminal previously constructed from steel and cladding from Manus Island was dismantled and then re-erected in the suburb of Cannington.
  • Perth Airport (PER) has 2 runways.
  • The furthest airport from Perth Airport (PER) is L.F. Wade International Airport (BDA), which is nearly antipodal to Perth Airport (meaning Perth Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from L.F. Wade International Airport), and is located 12,389 miles (19,938 kilometers) away in Ferry Reach (near Hamilton), Bermuda.
  • The move was agreed to by the government of the day, as the larger types of aircraft of the day being operated by the two airlines could simply not be handled at Maylands, notwithstanding the small grass airfield, lack of passenger facilities, and approaches being difficult due to surrounding industrial infrastructure.
  • The closest airport to Perth Airport (PER) is Jandakot Airport (JAD), which is located only 12 miles (19 kilometers) SSW of PER.
  • Perth Airport handled 13,664,394 passengers last year.
  • At this time also, airline operators Qantas and Ansett set about on ambitious capital works programs to construct new domestic terminals for their respective airlines on the northern side of the terminal, where they still stand to this day.
  • Because of Perth Airport's relatively low elevation of 67 feet, planes can take off or land at Perth 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.

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 View satellite image of Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field 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 View satellite image of Andrau Airpark 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 View satellite image of Baytown Airport 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 View satellite image of Sugar Land Regional Airport 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 View satellite image of George Bush Intercontinental Airport 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 View satellite image of West Houston Airport 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 View satellite image of David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport 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 View satellite image of Scholes International Airport at Galveston 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 View satellite image of Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport 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 View satellite image of Lone Star Executive Airport 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 View satellite image of Bay City Municipal Airport 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 View satellite image of Wharton Regional Airport 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 View satellite image of Beaumont Municipal Airport 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 View satellite image of Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport 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 View satellite image of Jack Brooks Regional Airport 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 View satellite image of Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport 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 View satellite image of Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport 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 View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport 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 View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport 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 View satellite image of Margaret River Airport 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 View satellite image of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport 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 View satellite image of Carnarvon Airport 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 View satellite image of Geraldton Airport 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 View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport 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 View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport 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 View satellite image of Rottnest Airport 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 View satellite image of Bunbury Airport 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 View satellite image of Jandakot Airport 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 View satellite image of Perth Airport 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 View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as origin Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport

Map of Nearest Airports to Perth Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Perth Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111.97 miles (19.26 km) SSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
225.46 miles (40.97 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
3100.76 miles (162.16 km) SBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
4125.11 miles (201.34 km) SSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
5125.30 miles (201.66 km) NNWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
6146.38 miles (235.57 km) SSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
7156.14 miles (251.28 km) SEKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
8160.95 miles (259.03 km) SManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
9189.27 miles (304.60 km) NMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
10229.84 miles (369.90 km) NNWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
11233.07 miles (375.10 km) SSEAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
12241.00 miles (387.85 km) NMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
13241.85 miles (389.22 km) ENEWindarling Airport (WRN)Windarling, AustraliaView Windarling Airport on a map View satellite image of Windarling Airport Set WRN as destination Airport Set WRN as destination Airport Get more information about Windarling Airport
14287.02 miles (461.92 km) NNEMount Magnet Airport (MMG)Mount Magnet, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mount Magnet Airport on a map View satellite image of Mount Magnet Airport Set MMG as destination Airport Set MMG as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Magnet Airport
15310.86 miles (500.28 km) NNWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Perth Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Perth Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,389.01 miles (19,938.13 km) NEL.F. Wade International Airport (BDA)Ferry Reach (near Hamilton), BermudaView L.F. Wade International Airport on a map View satellite image of L.F. Wade International Airport Set BDA as destination Airport Set BDA as destination Airport Get more information about L.F. Wade International Airport
211,732.80 miles (18,882.06 km) ENEBilly Mitchell Airport (HNC)Hatteras, North Carolina, United StatesView Billy Mitchell Airport on a map View satellite image of Billy Mitchell Airport Set HNC as destination Airport Set HNC as destination Airport Get more information about Billy Mitchell Airport
311,714.53 miles (18,852.66 km) ENEDare County Regional Airport (MEO)Manteo, North Carolina, United StatesView Dare County Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Dare County Regional Airport Set MEO as destination Airport Set MEO as destination Airport Get more information about Dare County Regional Airport
411,713.53 miles (18,851.06 km) ENEFirst Flight Airport (FFA)Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, United StatesView First Flight Airport on a map View satellite image of First Flight Airport Set FFA as destination Airport Set FFA as destination Airport Get more information about First Flight Airport
511,712.19 miles (18,848.89 km) NNENantucket Memorial Airport (ACK)Nantucket, Massachusetts, United StatesView Nantucket Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Nantucket Memorial Airport Set ACK as destination Airport Set ACK as destination Airport Get more information about Nantucket Memorial Airport
611,701.82 miles (18,832.21 km) ENEPine Island Airport (DUF)Corolla, North Carolina, United StatesView Pine Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Pine Island Airport Set DUF as destination Airport Set DUF as destination Airport Get more information about Pine Island Airport
711,689.30 miles (18,812.06 km) NNEMarthas Vineyard Airport (MVY)Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, United StatesView Marthas Vineyard Airport on a map View satellite image of Marthas Vineyard Airport Set MVY as destination Airport Set MVY as destination Airport Get more information about Marthas Vineyard Airport
811,681.48 miles (18,799.47 km) NNEBarnstable Municipal Airport (HYA)Hyannis, Massachusetts, United StatesView Barnstable Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Barnstable Municipal Airport Set HYA as destination Airport Set HYA as destination Airport Get more information about Barnstable Municipal Airport
911,681.47 miles (18,799.45 km) ENEElizabeth City Regional Airport (ECG)Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United StatesView Elizabeth City Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Elizabeth City Regional Airport Set ECG as destination Airport Set ECG as destination Airport Get more information about Elizabeth City Regional Airport
1011,675.97 miles (18,790.61 km) NNEOtis Air National Guard Base Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod (FMH)Falmouth, Massachusetts, United StatesView Otis Air National Guard Base Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod on a map View satellite image of Otis Air National Guard Base Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod Set FMH as destination Airport Set FMH as destination Airport Get more information about Otis Air National Guard Base Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod
1111,674.74 miles (18,788.63 km) ENENaval Air Station Oceana (NTU)Virginia Beach, Virginia, United StatesView Naval Air Station Oceana on a map View satellite image of Naval Air Station Oceana Set NTU as destination Airport Set NTU as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Oceana
1211,674.72 miles (18,788.60 km) NNEBlock Island State Airport (BID)Block Island, Rhode Island, United StatesView Block Island State Airport on a map View satellite image of Block Island State Airport Set BID as destination Airport Set BID as destination Airport Get more information about Block Island State Airport
1311,671.86 miles (18,783.99 km) NEOcean City Municipal Airport (OCE)Ocean City, Maryland, United StatesView Ocean City Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Ocean City Municipal Airport Set OCE as destination Airport Set OCE as destination Airport Get more information about Ocean City Municipal Airport
1411,669.22 miles (18,779.74 km) NNEMontauk Airport (MTP)Montauk, New York, United StatesView Montauk Airport on a map View satellite image of Montauk Airport Set MTP as destination Airport Set MTP as destination Airport Get more information about Montauk Airport
1511,668.81 miles (18,779.08 km) NEWallops Flight Facility Airport (WAL)Wallops Island, Virginia, United StatesView Wallops Flight Facility Airport on a map View satellite image of Wallops Flight Facility Airport Set WAL as destination Airport Set WAL as destination Airport Get more information about Wallops Flight Facility Airport