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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Wilmington, NC (ILM)

Flight distance from Louisville to Wilmington (Louisville International Airport – Wilmington International Airport) is 513 miles / 826 kilometers / 446 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 28 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Wilmington (ILM) is 687 miles / 1105 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Wilmington International Airport (ILM).

How far is Wilmington from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 513.490 miles
  • 826.383 kilometers
  • 446.211 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
  • 512.935 miles
  • 825.489 kilometers
  • 445.729 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 Wilmington International Airport
City: Wilmington, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ILM
ICAO Code: KILM
Coordinates: 34°16′14″N, 77°54′9″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Wilmington.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Wilmington, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 101 kg (222 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Wilmington (ILM).

Distance:
513
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
513

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