Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport

KSDF · Kentucky, United States

About Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport

LOUISVILLE MUHAMMAD ALI INTL
ICAO KSDF
FAA ID SDF
IATA SDF
Type Large airport
Open since November 1942
Coordinates (ARP) 38.17409, -85.73649   381027N 0854411W
Variation 5.1° W (2024)
Timezone Kentucky/Louisville (-4 h)
Local time Apr 13, 2024 01:20
Fuel types
100LL 100LL gasoline, low lead (Blue)
A Jet A, Kerosene (-40°C)
A+ Jet A, Kerosene + FS-II (-40°C)
Usage Public (Joint use)
Operations (annual) 176,003 (July 31, 2022)
Based aircraft 31
Airport status Operational
Source FAA (Effective date April 18, 2024)

Runways

ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Length Width Surface Latitude Longitude
11 111° 116° 7,251 ft 151 ft Concrete 38.1802 -85.7474
29 291° 296° 38.1731 -85.7238
17L 165° 170° 8,579 ft 151 ft Concrete 38.1873 -85.7313
35R 345° 350° 38.1646 -85.7236
17R 165° 170° 11,886 ft 151 ft Concrete 38.1870 -85.7488
35L 345° 350° 38.1554 -85.7384

Do not use for flight planning
The airport may be closed or require prior permission. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

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Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport

Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport is a large airport in Kentucky, United States. The airport is located at latitude 38.17459 and longitude -85.73554. The airport has 3 runways: 17R/35L, 17L/35R and 11/29. The ICAO airport code of this field is KSDF. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is SDF. The airport's IATA code is SDF. Nearby other airfields are Bowman Field, Blue Lick Airport, Brooks Field, Weavers Run Airport and Clark Regional Airport.

Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport publishes a METAR. The flight information region (FIR) is Indianapolis.

Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport is in the timezone of America/Kentucky/Louisville. Difference with UTC is -4 h. Today the sun rises at 07:08 and sets at 20:17. This applies to Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -4 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.

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Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Churchill Downs Heliport US-4560 2.3 NM 316°
Norton Audubon Hospital Heliport US-4565 2.5 NM 014°
University Hospital Heliport US-4563 4.4 NM 355°
Norton Children's Hospital Heliport US-4568 4.5 NM 351°
Uofl Health-Jewish Hospital Heliport US-4569 4.6 NM 351°
Bowman Field KLOU 4.7 NM 046°
Southwest Government Center Heliport US-4562 5.1 NM 249°
Central Government Center Heliport US-4571 5.4 NM 113°
Wlky-TV Studios Heliport US-4564 5.5 NM 012°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Bowman BQM VOR-DME 4.7 NM 045°
Laang LK NDB 5.1 NM 110°
Louisville IIU VORTAC 8.6 NM 119°
Godman GOI NDB 17 NM 221°

More runway information

Condition

ID Surface condition Surface treatment PCN
Pavement Classification Number
Runway Lights Edge Intensity
11 Good Wire comb or wire tine 71/R/B/W/T High
29
17L Good Saw-cut or plastic grooved 71/R/B/W/T High
35R
17R Good Saw-cut or plastic grooved 71/R/B/W/T High
35L

Weight Bearing Capacity

ID Single wheel Double wheel Double tandem Dual double tandem
11 75,000 lbs 170,000 lbs 360,000 lbs 850,000 lbs
29
17L 75,000 lbs 207,000 lbs 360,000 lbs 850,000 lbs
35R
17R 75,000 lbs 207,000 lbs 360,000 lbs 850,000 lbs
35L

Declared distances

ID TORA
Takeoff Run Available
TODA
Takeoff Distance Available
ASDA
Accelerated Stop Distance Available
LDA
Landing Distance Available
Displaced Threshold
Length
11 7,251 ft 7,251 ft 6,946 ft 6,946 ft
29 7,251 ft 7,251 ft 7,251 ft 7,251 ft
17L 8,579 ft 8,579 ft 8,130 ft 7,799 ft 328 ft
35R 8,579 ft 8,579 ft 8,251 ft 7,799 ft 449 ft
17R 11,096 ft 11,096 ft 11,096 ft 10,000 ft 846 ft
35L 11,289 ft 11,289 ft 11,289 ft 10,000 ft 1,040 ft

Elevations

ID End Elevation Threshold Crossing Height Visual Glide Path Angle Touchdown Zone Elevation Displaced Threshold
Elevation
11 477 ft 65 ft 3.0° 146 ft
29 480 ft 56 ft 3.0° 146 ft
17L 501 ft 71 ft 3.3° 152 ft 499 ft
35R 471 ft 72 ft 3.0° 146 ft 471 ft
17R 489 ft 64 ft 3.0° 148 ft 485 ft
35L 461 ft 75 ft 3.0° 141 ft 461 ft

Obstruction data

ID Controlling Object
Description
Controlling Object
Marking
CFR Part 77 Controlling Object
Clearance slope
Controlling Object
Height (AGL)
Controlling Object
Distance Threshold
Controlling Object
Centerline offset
Controlling Object
Centerline
11 BLDG B(V) 20 55 ft 1,375 ft 1,066 ft Right
29 C 34
17L Precision Instrument 34
35R Precision Instrument 50
17R Precision Instrument 34
35L Precision Instrument 34

Lights and markings

ID Runway Markings
Type
Runway Markings
Condition
Approach Light System Runway End Identifier Lights Centerline Lights Touchdown Lights Visual Glide Slope Indicators
11 Basic Good P4L
29 Precision Instrument Good MALSR P4L
17L Precision Instrument Good MALSR Yes Yes P4L
35R Precision Instrument Good ALSF2 Yes Yes P4R
17R Precision Instrument Good MALSR Yes Yes P4R
35L Precision Instrument Good ALSF2 Yes Yes P4L

Other information

ID ILS type Pattern Runway Visual Range
Equipment
Runway Visibility Value
Equipment
11 Left hand Rollout
29 LOCALIZER Left hand Touchdown Yes
17L ILS/DME Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Yes
35R ILS/DME Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Yes
17R ILS/DME Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Yes
35L ILS/DME Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Yes
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