The flight time from Louisville to New York is 2 hours, 4 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SDF Louisville, KY 3 minutes early.
15 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 39 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LGA New York, NY 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
78%
American
75%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Louisville to New York is 2 hours, 4 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 39 minutes.

The flight distance from Louisville to New York is 659 Miles.

Reverse Journey

New York to Louisville
2 hours, 25 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
2h 2m
Delta
2h 5m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

31

Distance

659 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
19
American
12

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Louisville from New York by plane?

The distance from Louisville to New York by plane is 659 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Louisville to New York?

The flight time from Louisville to New York is 2 hours, 4 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 39 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with American being the fastest taking 2 hours, 2 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 2 hours, 5 minutes.

What airlines fly from Louisville to New York?

American and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Louisville to New York.

Does Southwest fly from Louisville to New York?

Southwest does not fly from Louisville (SDF) to New York (LGA). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Louisville 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 99 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives New York 8 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Louisville to New York, American is 75% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 75% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 78% 19% 3%
American 75% 22% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Louisville and New York, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
American 14 98 7 122
Delta 15 99 9 125

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
4pm 0.17
8pm 0
12pm 1.32
3pm 0.88
6am 0.85
5pm 0.57
2pm 0.07
8am 0.13
9am 0.01
11am 0.19
1pm 0.08
9pm 0
7am 0.02
10am 0.13

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Louisville to New York that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 147
February 126
March 130
April 129
May 145
June 139
July 142
August 151
September 139
October 154
November 141
December 120

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Louisville to New York that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 5.38
Tuesday 5.12
Wednesday 5.19
Thursday 5.27
Friday 5.37
Saturday 1.9
Sunday 3.75

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Delta 0
American 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
4pm 17 98 10 127
8pm 18 103 6 127
12pm 15 100 7 124
3pm 14 99 8 124
6am 14 98 10 125
5pm 16 99 8 126
2pm 16 99 10 128
8am 15 99 8 126
9am 16 99 14 129
11am 14 96 7 118
1pm 14 95 7 118
9pm 14 94 4 112
7am 12 98 7 119
10am 16 96 8 121
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.