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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Louisville to San Diego (Louisville International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 1804 miles / 2904 kilometers / 1568 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to San Diego (SAN) is 2115 miles / 3403 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 18 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to San Diego.

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

How far is San Diego from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1804.363 miles
  • 2903.841 kilometers
  • 1567.949 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
  • 1800.667 miles
  • 2897.892 kilometers
  • 1564.736 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 San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Louisville and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind Louisville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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San Diego, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 200 kg (442 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
1804
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1804

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