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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Waterloo, IA (ALO)

Flight distance from Louisville to Waterloo (Louisville International Airport – Waterloo Regional Airport) is 464 miles / 746 kilometers / 403 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Waterloo (ALO) is 564 miles / 907 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO).

How far is Waterloo from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 463.577 miles
  • 746.054 kilometers
  • 402.837 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
  • 463.179 miles
  • 745.414 kilometers
  • 402.491 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 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

B Waterloo Regional Airport
City: Waterloo, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALO
ICAO Code: KALO
Coordinates: 42°33′25″N, 92°24′1″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Louisville and Waterloo is 1 hour. Waterloo is 1 hour behind Louisville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

Waterloo, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 93 kg (206 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Waterloo (ALO).

Distance:
464
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
464

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