Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Detroit.
Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).
How far is Detroit from Louisville?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Louisville and Detroit. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 305.765 miles
- 492.082 kilometers
- 265.703 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
- 305.993 miles
- 492.449 kilometers
- 265.901 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Louisville and Detroit.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 70 kg (154 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Louisville (SDF) → Detroit (DTW).