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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Tucson, AZ (TUS)

Flight distance from Louisville to Tucson (Louisville International Airport – Tucson International Airport) is 1482 miles / 2385 kilometers / 1288 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Tucson (TUS) is 1683 miles / 2708 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 58 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Tucson International Airport (TUS).

How far is Tucson from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1481.744 miles
  • 2384.636 kilometers
  • 1287.601 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
  • 1478.977 miles
  • 2380.183 kilometers
  • 1285.196 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 Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′27″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Tucson, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (393 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Tucson (TUS).

Distance:
1482
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1482

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