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).
How far is Los Angeles from Louisville?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Louisville and Los Angeles. 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Louisville and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Louisville.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 203 kg (449 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Louisville (SDF) → Los Angeles (LAX).