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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from Louisville to Lancaster (Louisville International Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 524 miles / 844 kilometers / 456 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Lancaster (LNS) is 639 miles / 1028 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 13 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

How far is Lancaster from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 524.263 miles
  • 843.719 kilometers
  • 455.572 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
  • 523.117 miles
  • 841.875 kilometers
  • 454.576 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 Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Lancaster.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Lancaster, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (225 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
524
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
524

Round trip?