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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Columbus, OH (LCK)

Flight distance from Louisville to Columbus (Louisville International Airport – Rickenbacker International Airport) is 189 miles / 304 kilometers / 164 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Columbus (LCK) is 213 miles / 342 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK).

How far is Columbus from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 188.772 miles
  • 303.799 kilometers
  • 164.039 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
  • 188.587 miles
  • 303.501 kilometers
  • 163.877 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 Rickenbacker International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LCK
ICAO Code: KLCK
Coordinates: 39°48′49″N, 82°55′40″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Columbus.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Columbus, OH

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 53 kg (116 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Columbus (LCK).

Distance:
189
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
189

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