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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Denver, CO (DEN)

Flight distance from Louisville to Denver (Louisville International Airport – Denver International Airport) is 1024 miles / 1648 kilometers / 890 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Denver (DEN) is 1110 miles / 1786 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 29 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Denver International Airport (DEN).

How far is Denver from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1023.744 miles
  • 1647.557 kilometers
  • 889.609 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
  • 1021.297 miles
  • 1643.617 kilometers
  • 887.482 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 Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EST

Denver, CO

 MST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 152 kg (336 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Denver (DEN).

Distance:
1024
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1024

Round trip?