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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from Louisville to Raleigh (Louisville International Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 415 miles / 669 kilometers / 361 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Raleigh (RDU) is 551 miles / 887 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

How far is Raleigh from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 415.409 miles
  • 668.537 kilometers
  • 360.981 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
  • 414.701 miles
  • 667.396 kilometers
  • 360.365 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Raleigh.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Raleigh, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 86 kg (190 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Raleigh (RDU).

Distance:
415
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
415

Round trip?