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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Flight distance from Louisville to Richmond (Louisville International Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 462 miles / 744 kilometers / 402 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Richmond (RIC) is 569 miles / 916 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).

How far is Richmond from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 462.475 miles
  • 744.282 kilometers
  • 401.880 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
  • 461.396 miles
  • 742.544 kilometers
  • 400.942 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 Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Richmond.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Richmond, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 93 kg (205 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Richmond (RIC).

Distance:
462
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
462

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