# How far is Philadelphia, PA, from Louisville, KY?

The distance between Louisville (Louisville International Airport) and Philadelphia (Wings Field) is 578 miles / 930 kilometers / 502 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Philadelphia (BBX) is 696 miles / 1120 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 12 hours 54 minutes.

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## Distance from Louisville to Philadelphia

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Louisville to Philadelphia. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 578.071 miles
• 930.314 kilometers
• 502.330 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
• 576.782 miles
• 928.241 kilometers
• 501.210 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Louisville to Philadelphia?

The estimated flight time from Louisville International Airport to Wings Field is 1 hour and 35 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Wings Field (BBX)

On average, flying from Louisville to Philadelphia generates about 110 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 110 kilograms equals 242 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Philadelphia

See the map of the shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Wings Field (BBX).

## Airport information

Origin Louisville International Airport
City: Louisville, KY
Country: United States
IATA Code: SDF
ICAO Code: KSDF
Coordinates: 38°10′27″N, 85°44′9″W
Destination Wings Field