Air Miles Calculator logo

Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Seattle, WA (SEA)

Flight distance from Louisville to Seattle (Louisville International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 1945 miles / 3130 kilometers / 1690 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Seattle (SEA) is 2382 miles / 3834 kilometers and travel time by car is about 41 hours 48 minutes.

Louisville – Seattle

Distance arrow
1945
Miles
Distance arrow
3130
Kilometers
Distance arrow
1690
Nautical miles

How far is Seattle from Louisville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Flight Duration

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

Time difference

The time difference between Louisville and Seattle is 3 hours. Seattle is 3 hours behind Louisville.
Louisville time to Seattle time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Louisville to Seattle generates about 212 kg of CO2 per passenger, 212 kilograms is equal to 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

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 Flag of 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W