# Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Seattle, WA (BFI)

Flight distance from Louisville to Seattle (Louisville International Airport – Seattle Boeing Field) is 1945 miles / 3130 kilometers / 1690 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Seattle (BFI) is 2380 miles / 3830 kilometers and travel time by car is about 39 hours 14 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Seattle.

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Seattle Boeing Field (BFI).

## How far is Seattle from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1945.125 miles
• 3130.376 kilometers
• 1690.268 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
• 1940.729 miles
• 3123.300 kilometers
• 1686.447 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
IATA Code: SDF
ICAO Code: KSDF
Coordinates: 38°10′27″N, 85°44′9″W

B Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Louisville and Seattle is 3 hours. Seattle is 3 hours behind Louisville.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 212 kg (468 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Seattle (BFI).

Distance:
1945
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1945

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