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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Louisville, KY (SDF)

Flight distance from Houston to Louisville (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Louisville International Airport) is 803 miles / 1292 kilometers / 698 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Louisville (SDF) is 961 miles / 1546 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 56 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Louisville.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Louisville International Airport (SDF).

How far is Louisville from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Louisville. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 802.975 miles
  • 1292.264 kilometers
  • 697.767 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 803.235 miles
  • 1292.681 kilometers
  • 697.992 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

B Louisville International Airport
City: Louisville, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SDF
ICAO Code: KSDF
Coordinates: 38°10′27″N, 85°44′9″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Louisville is 1 hour. Louisville is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Louisville, KY

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (298 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Louisville (SDF).

Distance:
803
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
803

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