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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Carlsbad, NM (CNM)

Flight distance from Louisville to Carlsbad (Louisville International Airport – Cavern City Air Terminal) is 1120 miles / 1802 kilometers / 973 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Carlsbad (CNM) is 1296 miles / 2086 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Cavern City Air Terminal (CNM).

How far is Carlsbad from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1119.768 miles
  • 1802.092 kilometers
  • 973.052 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
  • 1117.919 miles
  • 1799.116 kilometers
  • 971.445 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 Cavern City Air Terminal
City: Carlsbad, NM
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CNM
ICAO Code: KCNM
Coordinates: 32°20′15″N, 104°15′46″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Louisville and Carlsbad is 2 hours. Carlsbad is 2 hours behind Louisville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

Carlsbad, NM

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (348 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Carlsbad (CNM).

Distance:
1120
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1120

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