Is Tampa or Dallas closer to houstion?
Dallas, TX is closer to Houston than Tampa, FL is.
Rough straight-line (great circle) mileage, city-center to city-center:
Houston -- Dallas . . . 225 miles
Houston -- Tampa . . . 800 miles
Tampa is 31/2 times as far from Houston as Dallas is.
Atlanta, Nashville, St. Louis, Kansas City, Omaha, Santa Fe NM, and Mexico City are
all closer to Houston than Tampa is. Cancun is almost exactly the same distance.
Do the Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel farther when they play the Tennessee Titans or the Dallas Cowboys?
The Dallas Cowboys and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers played the season opener for both teams on September 13, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. The Cowboys won, 34-21, spearheaded by quarterback Tony Romo's personal passing high of 353 yards. He also threw for three touchdowns, including an 80-yard TD pass to wide receiver Patrick Crayton. During Week 3 of the 2012 NFL season, Tampa Bay will play Dallas at Cowboys Stadium.