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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Bismarck, ND (BIS)

Flight distance from Louisville to Bismarck (Louisville International Airport – Bismarck Municipal Airport) is 967 miles / 1556 kilometers / 840 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Bismarck (BIS) is 1136 miles / 1829 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS).

How far is Bismarck from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 966.979 miles
  • 1556.201 kilometers
  • 840.281 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
  • 965.759 miles
  • 1554.238 kilometers
  • 839.221 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 Bismarck Municipal Airport
City: Bismarck, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BIS
ICAO Code: KBIS
Coordinates: 46°46′21″N, 100°44′45″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Bismarck, ND

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (327 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Bismarck (BIS).

Distance:
967
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
967

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