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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Memphis, TN (MEM)

Flight distance from Louisville to Memphis (Louisville International Airport – Memphis International Airport) is 320 miles / 514 kilometers / 278 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Memphis (MEM) is 380 miles / 612 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Memphis International Airport (MEM).

How far is Memphis from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 319.642 miles
  • 514.414 kilometers
  • 277.762 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
  • 319.538 miles
  • 514.246 kilometers
  • 277.671 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 Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Louisville and Memphis is 1 hour. Memphis is 1 hour behind Louisville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

Memphis, TN

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 72 kg (159 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Memphis (MEM).

Distance:
320
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
320

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