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

Flight distance from Houston to Louisville (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Louisville International Airport) is 788 miles / 1268 kilometers / 685 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Louisville (SDF) is 938 miles / 1510 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 28 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) 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)
  • 787.834 miles
  • 1267.896 kilometers
  • 684.609 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
  • 787.992 miles
  • 1268.150 kilometers
  • 684.746 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 George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″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 134 kg (295 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Louisville (SDF).

Distance:
788
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
788

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