Air Miles Calculator

Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Sault Ste Marie, MI (CIU)

Flight distance from Louisville to Sault Ste Marie (Louisville International Airport – Chippewa County International Airport) is 561 miles / 903 kilometers / 488 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) is 644 miles / 1036 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 11 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Sault Ste Marie.

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Chippewa County International Airport (CIU).

How far is Sault Ste Marie from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 561.173 miles
  • 903.120 kilometers
  • 487.646 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
  • 561.739 miles
  • 904.031 kilometers
  • 488.138 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 Chippewa County International Airport
City: Sault Ste Marie, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CIU
ICAO Code: KCIU
Coordinates: 46°15′2″N, 84°28′20″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Sault Ste Marie.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

Sault Ste Marie, MI

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 108 kg (237 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Sault Ste Marie (CIU).

Distance:
561
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
561

Round trip?