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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Beckley, WV (BKW)

Flight distance from Louisville to Beckley (Louisville International Airport – Raleigh County Memorial Airport) is 253 miles / 407 kilometers / 220 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Beckley (BKW) is 314 miles / 506 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 51 minutes.

Louisville – Beckley

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253
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407
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220
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How far is Beckley from Louisville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 253.146 miles
  • 407.400 kilometers
  • 219.978 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
  • 252.555 miles
  • 406.447 kilometers
  • 219.464 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Louisville International Airport to Raleigh County Memorial Airport is 58 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Louisville and Beckley.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Louisville to Beckley generates about 62 kg of CO2 per passenger, 62 kilograms is equal to 137 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 Beckley

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Raleigh County Memorial Airport (BKW).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Raleigh County Memorial Airport
City: Beckley, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BKW
ICAO Code: KBKW
Coordinates: 37°47′14″N, 81°7′27″W