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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Louisville, KY (SDF)

Flight distance from Richmond to Louisville (Richmond International Airport – Louisville International Airport) is 462 miles / 744 kilometers / 402 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Louisville (SDF) is 570 miles / 918 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 52 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Louisville International Airport (SDF).

How far is Louisville from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 462.475 miles
  • 744.282 kilometers
  • 401.880 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
  • 461.396 miles
  • 742.544 kilometers
  • 400.942 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 Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″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

There is no time difference between Richmond and Louisville.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Louisville, KY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 93 kg (205 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Louisville (SDF).

Distance:
462
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
462

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