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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Joplin, MO (JLN)

Flight distance from Louisville to Joplin (Louisville International Airport – Joplin Regional Airport) is 485 miles / 781 kilometers / 422 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Joplin (JLN) is 555 miles / 893 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 43 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Joplin Regional Airport (JLN).

How far is Joplin from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 485.354 miles
  • 781.101 kilometers
  • 421.761 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
  • 484.249 miles
  • 779.323 kilometers
  • 420.800 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 Joplin Regional Airport
City: Joplin, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JLN
ICAO Code: KJLN
Coordinates: 37°9′6″N, 94°29′53″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Joplin, MO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (213 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Joplin (JLN).

Distance:
485
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
485

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