# 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
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
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.

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## 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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