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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Jackson, TN (MKL)

Flight distance from Louisville to Jackson (Louisville International Airport – McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport) is 250 miles / 402 kilometers / 217 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Jackson (MKL) is 306 miles / 492 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport (MKL).

How far is Jackson from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 250.037 miles
  • 402.396 kilometers
  • 217.276 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
  • 249.999 miles
  • 402.335 kilometers
  • 217.243 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 McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport
City: Jackson, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKL
ICAO Code: KMKL
Coordinates: 35°35′59″N, 88°54′56″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

Jackson, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 62 kg (136 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Jackson (MKL).

Distance:
250
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
250

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