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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Lynchburg, VA (LYH)

Flight distance from Louisville to Lynchburg (Louisville International Airport – Lynchburg Regional Airport) is 363 miles / 583 kilometers / 315 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Lynchburg (LYH) is 476 miles / 766 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH).

How far is Lynchburg from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 362.558 miles
  • 583.481 kilometers
  • 315.054 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
  • 361.738 miles
  • 582.161 kilometers
  • 314.342 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 Lynchburg Regional Airport
City: Lynchburg, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LYH
ICAO Code: KLYH
Coordinates: 37°19′36″N, 79°12′1″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Lynchburg.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Lynchburg, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 78 kg (173 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Lynchburg (LYH).

Distance:
363
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
363

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