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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Flight distance from Louisville to Birmingham (Louisville International Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 323 miles / 520 kilometers / 281 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Birmingham (BHM) is 364 miles / 585 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

How far is Birmingham from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 323.021 miles
  • 519.852 kilometers
  • 280.698 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
  • 323.670 miles
  • 520.897 kilometers
  • 281.262 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 Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Birmingham, AL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 73 kg (160 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Birmingham (BHM).

Distance:
323
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
323

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