# Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Flight distance from Louisville to Minneapolis (Louisville International Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 604 miles / 971 kilometers / 525 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 709 miles / 1141 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 26 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Minneapolis.

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

## How far is Minneapolis from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 603.586 miles
• 971.378 kilometers
• 524.502 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
• 603.363 miles
• 971.018 kilometers
• 524.308 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 Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
City: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 113 kg (249 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Minneapolis (MSP).

Distance:
604
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
604

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