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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Norfolk, VA (ORF)

Flight distance from Louisville to Norfolk (Louisville International Airport – Norfolk International Airport) is 531 miles / 854 kilometers / 461 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Norfolk (ORF) is 652 miles / 1050 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Norfolk International Airport (ORF).

How far is Norfolk from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 530.783 miles
  • 854.213 kilometers
  • 461.238 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
  • 529.593 miles
  • 852.298 kilometers
  • 460.204 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 Norfolk International Airport
City: Norfolk, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORF
ICAO Code: KORF
Coordinates: 36°53′40″N, 76°12′4″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Norfolk.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Norfolk, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 103 kg (227 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Norfolk (ORF).

Distance:
531
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
531

Round trip?