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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Kona, HI (KOA)

Flight distance from Louisville to Kona (Louisville International Airport – Kona International Airport) is 4341 miles / 6986 kilometers / 3772 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 43 minutes.

Map of flight path from Louisville to Kona.

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Kona International Airport (KOA).

How far is Kona from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4341.152 miles
  • 6986.406 kilometers
  • 3772.358 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
  • 4334.840 miles
  • 6976.249 kilometers
  • 3766.873 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 Kona International Airport
City: Kona, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: KOA
ICAO Code: PHKO
Coordinates: 19°44′19″N, 156°2′45″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Louisville and Kona is 6 hours. Kona is 6 hours behind Louisville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

Kona, HI

 HST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 499 kg (1 101 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Kona (KOA).

Distance:
4341
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4341

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