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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Chattanooga, TN (CHA)

Flight distance from Louisville to Chattanooga (Louisville International Airport – Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport) is 218 miles / 352 kilometers / 190 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Chattanooga (CHA) is 274 miles / 441 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA).

How far is Chattanooga from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 218.464 miles
  • 351.584 kilometers
  • 189.840 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
  • 218.889 miles
  • 352.268 kilometers
  • 190.210 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 Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
City: Chattanooga, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHA
ICAO Code: KCHA
Coordinates: 35°2′7″N, 85°12′13″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Chattanooga.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Chattanooga, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 57 kg (126 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Chattanooga (CHA).

Distance:
218
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
218

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