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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Nashville, TN (BNA)

Flight distance from Louisville to Nashville (Louisville International Airport – Nashville International Airport) is 151 miles / 242 kilometers / 131 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Nashville (BNA) is 177 miles / 285 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 3 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Nashville International Airport (BNA).

How far is Nashville from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 150.623 miles
  • 242.404 kilometers
  • 130.888 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
  • 150.838 miles
  • 242.750 kilometers
  • 131.074 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 Nashville International Airport
City: Nashville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BNA
ICAO Code: KBNA
Coordinates: 36°7′28″N, 86°40′41″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Nashville, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 47 kg (104 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Nashville (BNA).

Distance:
151
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
151

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