Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Rapid City.
Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP).
How far is Rapid City from Louisville?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Louisville and Rapid City. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 988.097 miles
- 1590.188 kilometers
- 858.633 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
- 986.200 miles
- 1587.135 kilometers
- 856.984 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Louisville and Rapid City is 2 hours. Rapid City is 2 hours behind Louisville.
Rapid City, SD
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (331 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Louisville (SDF) → Rapid City (RAP).