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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Roanoke, VA (ROA)

Flight distance from Louisville to Roanoke (Louisville International Airport – Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport) is 321 miles / 516 kilometers / 279 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Roanoke (ROA) is 424 miles / 682 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA).

How far is Roanoke from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 320.788 miles
  • 516.258 kilometers
  • 278.757 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
  • 320.072 miles
  • 515.106 kilometers
  • 278.135 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 Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport
City: Roanoke, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ROA
ICAO Code: KROA
Coordinates: 37°19′31″N, 79°58′31″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Roanoke.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Roanoke, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 72 kg (159 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Roanoke (ROA).

Distance:
321
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
321

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