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

Flight distance from Louisville to Houston (Louisville International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 788 miles / 1268 kilometers / 685 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Houston (IAH) is 931 miles / 1498 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 4 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

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)
  • 787.834 miles
  • 1267.896 kilometers
  • 684.609 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
  • 787.992 miles
  • 1268.150 kilometers
  • 684.746 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 George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″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

 EST

Houston, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 134 kg (295 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
788
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
788

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