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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Louisville to Los Angeles (Louisville International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 1843 miles / 2965 kilometers / 1601 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2106 miles / 3390 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 11 minutes.

Louisville – Los Angeles

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1843
Miles
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2965
Kilometers
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1601
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Louisville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1842.504 miles
  • 2965.223 kilometers
  • 1601.092 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
  • 1838.515 miles
  • 2958.802 kilometers
  • 1597.625 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Louisville International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 3 hours 59 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Louisville and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Louisville.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Louisville to Los Angeles generates about 203 kg of CO2 per passenger, 203 kilograms is equal to 449 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W