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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Baltimore, MD (BWI)

Flight distance from Louisville to Baltimore (Louisville International Airport – Baltimore–Washington International Airport) is 495 miles / 797 kilometers / 430 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Baltimore (BWI) is 611 miles / 984 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 40 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Baltimore–Washington International Airport (BWI).

How far is Baltimore from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 494.936 miles
  • 796.522 kilometers
  • 430.088 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
  • 493.776 miles
  • 794.655 kilometers
  • 429.079 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 Baltimore–Washington International Airport
City: Baltimore, MD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BWI
ICAO Code: KBWI
Coordinates: 39°10′31″N, 76°40′5″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Baltimore.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Baltimore, MD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 98 kg (217 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Baltimore (BWI).

Distance:
495
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
495

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