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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Flight distance from Louisville to Columbia (Louisville International Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 390 miles / 627 kilometers / 339 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Columbia (CAE) is 478 miles / 770 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

How far is Columbia from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 389.861 miles
  • 627.420 kilometers
  • 338.780 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
  • 389.935 miles
  • 627.540 kilometers
  • 338.844 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 Columbia Metropolitan Airport
City: Columbia, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CAE
ICAO Code: KCAE
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N, 81°7′10″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Columbia.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Columbia, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 82 kg (182 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Columbia (CAE).

Distance:
390
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
390

Round trip?