# 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
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
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.

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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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