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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Wales, AK (WAA)

Flight distance from Louisville to Wales (Louisville International Airport – Wales Airport (Alaska)) is 3649 miles / 5873 kilometers / 3171 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Wales (WAA) is 4630 miles / 7452 kilometers and travel time by car is about 168 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Wales Airport (Alaska) (WAA).

How far is Wales from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3649.450 miles
  • 5873.220 kilometers
  • 3171.285 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
  • 3640.673 miles
  • 5859.095 kilometers
  • 3163.658 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 Wales Airport (Alaska)
City: Wales, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: WAA
ICAO Code: PAIW
Coordinates: 65°37′21″N, 168°5′42″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Louisville and Wales is 4 hours. Wales is 4 hours behind Louisville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

Wales, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 413 kg (910 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Wales (WAA).

Distance:
3649
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3649

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