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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Minneapolis, MN

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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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