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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Louisville to San Jose (Louisville International Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 1970 miles / 3170 kilometers / 1712 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to San Jose (SJC) is 2350 miles / 3782 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

How far is San Jose from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1969.582 miles
  • 3169.736 kilometers
  • 1711.520 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
  • 1964.918 miles
  • 3162.228 kilometers
  • 1707.467 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 Jose International Airport
City: San Jose, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SJC
ICAO Code: KSJC
Coordinates: 37°21′45″N, 121°55′44″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

San Jose, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 215 kg (473 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
1970
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1970

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