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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Bluefield, WV (BLF)

Flight distance from Louisville to Bluefield (Louisville International Airport – Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)) is 255 miles / 411 kilometers / 222 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Bluefield (BLF) is 350 miles / 564 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Mercer County Airport (West Virginia) (BLF).

How far is Bluefield from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 255.290 miles
  • 410.849 kilometers
  • 221.841 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
  • 254.745 miles
  • 409.972 kilometers
  • 221.367 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 Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)
City: Bluefield, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BLF
ICAO Code: KBLF
Coordinates: 37°17′44″N, 81°12′27″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Bluefield.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Bluefield, WV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 63 kg (138 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Bluefield (BLF).

Distance:
255
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
255

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