# How far is Seattle, WA, from Louisville, KY?

The distance between Louisville (Louisville International Airport) and Seattle (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 1945 miles / 3130 kilometers / 1690 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Seattle (SEA) is 2382 miles / 3834 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 41 hours 47 minutes.

1945
Miles
3130
Kilometers
1690
Nautical miles
4 h 10 min
212 kg

## Distance from Louisville to Seattle

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Louisville to Seattle. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1944.890 miles
• 3129.996 kilometers
• 1690.063 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 1940.486 miles
• 3122.909 kilometers
• 1686.236 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Louisville to Seattle?

The estimated flight time from Louisville International Airport to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport is 4 hours and 10 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

On average, flying from Louisville to Seattle generates about 212 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 212 kilograms equals 468 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Seattle

See the map of the shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

## Airport information

Origin Louisville International Airport
City: Louisville, KY
Country: United States
IATA Code: SDF
ICAO Code: KSDF
Coordinates: 38°10′27″N, 85°44′9″W
Destination Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W