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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Columbus, OH (CMH)

Flight distance from Louisville to Columbus (Louisville International Airport – John Glenn Columbus International Airport) is 198 miles / 319 kilometers / 172 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Columbus (CMH) is 221 miles / 355 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH).

How far is Columbus from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 197.982 miles
  • 318.621 kilometers
  • 172.041 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
  • 197.821 miles
  • 318.362 kilometers
  • 171.902 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 John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CMH
ICAO Code: KCMH
Coordinates: 39°59′52″N, 82°53′30″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Columbus.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Columbus, OH

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 54 kg (119 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Columbus (CMH).

Distance:
198
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
198

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