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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Traverse City, MI (TVC)

Flight distance from Louisville to Traverse City (Louisville International Airport – Cherry Capital Airport) is 453 miles / 729 kilometers / 394 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Traverse City (TVC) is 519 miles / 835 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 26 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Traverse City.

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Cherry Capital Airport (TVC).

How far is Traverse City from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 453.267 miles
  • 729.463 kilometers
  • 393.879 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
  • 453.806 miles
  • 730.330 kilometers
  • 394.347 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 Cherry Capital Airport
City: Traverse City, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TVC
ICAO Code: KTVC
Coordinates: 44°44′29″N, 85°34′55″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Traverse City.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Traverse City, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 92 kg (202 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Traverse City (TVC).

Distance:
453
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
453

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