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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Charleston, SC (CHS)

Flight distance from Louisville to Charleston (Louisville International Airport – Charleston International Airport) is 485 miles / 780 kilometers / 421 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Charleston (CHS) is 578 miles / 930 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Charleston International Airport (CHS).

How far is Charleston from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 484.859 miles
  • 780.305 kilometers
  • 421.331 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
  • 484.985 miles
  • 780.507 kilometers
  • 421.440 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 Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Charleston.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Charleston, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (213 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Charleston (CHS).

Distance:
485
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
485

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