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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 30 minutes.

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).

How far is Beckley from Louisville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Louisville and Beckley. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Beckley.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Beckley, WV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 62 kg (137 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Beckley (BKW).

Distance:
253
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
253

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