Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to San Francisco.
Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
How far is San Francisco from Louisville?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Louisville and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1989.597 miles
- 3201.945 kilometers
- 1728.912 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
- 1984.866 miles
- 3194.333 kilometers
- 1724.802 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Louisville and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind Louisville.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 217 kg (478 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Louisville (SDF) → San Francisco (SFO).