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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Louisville to Houston (Louisville International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 803 miles / 1292 kilometers / 698 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Houston (HOU) is 952 miles / 1532 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 31 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 802.975 miles
  • 1292.264 kilometers
  • 697.767 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
  • 803.235 miles
  • 1292.681 kilometers
  • 697.992 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 Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Louisville and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour behind Louisville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (298 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
803
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
803

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