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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Knoxville, TN (TYS)

Flight distance from Louisville to Knoxville (Louisville International Airport – Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport) is 189 miles / 305 kilometers / 165 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Knoxville (TYS) is 249 miles / 401 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 41 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS).

How far is Knoxville from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 189.320 miles
  • 304.681 kilometers
  • 164.515 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
  • 189.481 miles
  • 304.941 kilometers
  • 164.655 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 Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
City: Knoxville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TYS
ICAO Code: KTYS
Coordinates: 35°48′39″N, 83°59′38″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and Knoxville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Knoxville, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 53 kg (117 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Knoxville (TYS).

Distance:
189
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
189

Round trip?