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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 36 hours 41 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Sacramento.

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

How far is Sacramento from Louisville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Louisville and Sacramento. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

Sacramento, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 211 kg (466 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
1933
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1933

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