The flight distance from Louisville International Airport to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is:

305 miles / 492 km

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Distance from SDF to DTW

The total distance from SDF to DTW is 305 miles.

This is equivalent to 492 kilometers or 265 nautical miles.

Your trip begins at Louisville International Airport in Louisville, Kentucky.
It ends at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Detroit, Michigan.

Your flight direction from SDF to DTW is Northeast (24 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from SDF to DTW. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

Louisville International Airport

IATA: SDF
ICAO: KSDF
FAA: SDF
City: Louisville
State: Kentucky
Zip code: 40209
Country: United States
Category: airports

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

IATA: DTW
ICAO: KDTW
FAA: DTW
City: Detroit
State: Michigan
Zip code: 48242
Country: United States
Category: airports

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