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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP)

Flight distance from Louisville to San Luis Obispo (Louisville International Airport – San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport) is 1937 miles / 3118 kilometers / 1683 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to San Luis Obispo (SBP) is 2231 miles / 3591 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 48 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP).

How far is San Luis Obispo from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1937.142 miles
  • 3117.527 kilometers
  • 1683.330 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
  • 1932.755 miles
  • 3110.468 kilometers
  • 1679.518 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 Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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San Luis Obispo, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 212 kg (467 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → San Luis Obispo (SBP).

Distance:
1937
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1937

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