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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Oakland, CA (OAK)

Flight distance from Louisville to Oakland (Louisville International Airport – Oakland International Airport) is 1980 miles / 3186 kilometers / 1720 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Oakland (OAK) is 2325 miles / 3742 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

How far is Oakland from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1979.833 miles
  • 3186.232 kilometers
  • 1720.428 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
  • 1975.119 miles
  • 3178.645 kilometers
  • 1716.331 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 Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Louisville and Oakland is 3 hours. Oakland is 3 hours behind Louisville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Oakland, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 216 kg (476 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Oakland (OAK).

Distance:
1980
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1980

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