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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Kotzebue, AK (OTZ)

Flight distance from Louisville to Kotzebue (Louisville International Airport – Ralph Wien Memorial Airport) is 3484 miles / 5608 kilometers / 3028 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Kotzebue (OTZ) is 4529 miles / 7288 kilometers and travel time by car is about 153 hours 37 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (OTZ).

How far is Kotzebue from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3484.443 miles
  • 5607.667 kilometers
  • 3027.898 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
  • 3476.359 miles
  • 5594.657 kilometers
  • 3020.873 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 Ralph Wien Memorial Airport
City: Kotzebue, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OTZ
ICAO Code: PAOT
Coordinates: 66°53′4″N, 162°35′56″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Louisville and Kotzebue is 4 hours. Kotzebue is 4 hours behind Louisville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Kotzebue, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 393 kg (866 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Kotzebue (OTZ).

Distance:
3484
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3484

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