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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Brainerd, MN (BRD)

Flight distance from Louisville to Brainerd (Louisville International Airport – Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport) is 712 miles / 1145 kilometers / 618 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Brainerd (BRD) is 844 miles / 1359 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD).

How far is Brainerd from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 711.587 miles
  • 1145.188 kilometers
  • 618.352 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
  • 711.381 miles
  • 1144.856 kilometers
  • 618.173 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 Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
City: Brainerd, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BRD
ICAO Code: KBRD
Coordinates: 46°23′53″N, 94°8′17″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

Brainerd, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 126 kg (277 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Brainerd (BRD).

Distance:
712
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
712

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