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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Louisville to Chicago (Louisville International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 287 miles / 461 kilometers / 249 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Chicago (ORD) is 319 miles / 513 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 5 minutes.

Louisville – Chicago

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287
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461
Kilometers
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249
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Louisville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 286.510 miles
  • 461.093 kilometers
  • 248.971 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
  • 286.739 miles
  • 461.462 kilometers
  • 249.170 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Louisville International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Louisville and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Louisville.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Louisville to Chicago generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, 67 kilograms is equal to 148 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

Airlines flying from Louisville (SDF) to Chicago (ORD)

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