# 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
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
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.

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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:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3484

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