The flight time from Louisville to Orlando is 1 hour, 59 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SDF Louisville, KY 2 minutes early.
10 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 40 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MCO Orlando, FL 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Louisville to Orlando is 1 hour, 59 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 40 minutes.

The flight distance from Louisville to Orlando is 719 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Orlando to Louisville
2 hours, 4 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 58m
2h 3m
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 ?


Flights Per Week



719 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Louisville from Orlando by plane?

The distance from Louisville to Orlando by plane is 719 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 Orlando?

The flight time from Louisville to Orlando is 1 hour, 59 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 40 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 58 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 2 hours, 3 minutes.

What airlines fly from Louisville to Orlando?

Frontier and Southwest are the airlines with direct flights from Louisville to Orlando.

Does Southwest fly from Louisville to Orlando?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Louisville (SDF) to Orlando (MCO). On average, they have 9 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

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 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 10 minutes
In the Air 100 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Orlando 5 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 Orlando, Southwest is 89% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 89% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 89% 10% 1%
Frontier 77% 21% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Louisville and Orlando, 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
In the Air
Taxiing In
Southwest 9 100 7 118
Frontier 15 99 8 123

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
6am 0.38
8pm 0.02
9am 0
5pm 0.02
7pm 0
2pm 0.14
11am 0.04
8am 0.08
4pm 0.28
5am 0.03
6pm 0.02
7am 0.12
12pm 0.13
1pm 0.16
10am 0.05
3pm 0.02

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Louisville to Orlando 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 47
February 40
March 45
April 42
May 34
June 40
July 43
August 37
September 34
October 61
November 62
December 72

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Louisville to Orlando 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 1.25
Tuesday 1.33
Wednesday 1.25
Thursday 1.67
Friday 1.23
Saturday 1.98
Sunday 2

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
Southwest 0
Frontier 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
In the Air
Taxi In
6am 11 100 7 120
8pm 7 98 9 116
9am 9 100 6 115
5pm 10 103 7 123
7pm 6 93 12 111
2pm 8 98 7 115
11am 9 98 8 120
8am 8 99 7 116
4pm 10 101 7 119
5am 11 100 9 121
6pm 8 94 7 114
7am 9 100 6 118
12pm 9 101 8 118
1pm 12 99 7 121
10am 12 101 8 121
3pm 11 99 6 117
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.