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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from Louisville to Sacramento (Louisville International Airport – Sacramento International Airport) is 1933 miles / 3111 kilometers / 1680 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Sacramento (SMF) is 2243 miles / 3609 kilometers and travel time by car is about 39 hours 1 minutes.

Louisville – Sacramento

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1933
Miles
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3111
Kilometers
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1680
Nautical miles

How far is Sacramento from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1933.002 miles
  • 3110.866 kilometers
  • 1679.733 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
  • 1928.347 miles
  • 3103.374 kilometers
  • 1675.688 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 Sacramento International Airport is 4 hours 9 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Louisville and Sacramento is 3 hours. Sacramento is 3 hours behind Louisville.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Louisville to Sacramento generates about 211 kg of CO2 per passenger, 211 kilograms is equal to 466 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 Sacramento

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

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 Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W