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Louisville International Airport (SDF)


Louisville International Airport, Regional Airport Authority, PO Box 9129, Louisville, Kentucky 40209-0129, USA

Airport Code


Country Code



(502) 368 6524 or 367 4636


(502) 367 0199


Via the airport's website


Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT - 5 (GMT - 4 from the aboriginal Sunday in April to the aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 10km (6 miles) from Louisville

Airport News

The terminal has afresh been accustomed a massive makeover, a activity that was completed in 2005. The addendum of the west aerodrome is appointed for achievement in November 2006. When complete, the US$20m addendum activity will admittance airlines to fly ceaseless with beyond endless to destinations as far as the Pacific Rim and Asia, attention time and fuel.

Driving Directions

The airport is amid at the alliance of I-65 and I-264. From the breadth surrounding Louisville, the airport can be accomplished by demography Preston Highway, which leads to Phillips Lane. Continue west forth Phillips Lane and again about-face larboard assimilate the Freedom Way admission and chase signs for the airport. From Nashville, it can be accomplished from the I-65 North, arch to I-264 West, avenue 131. From Lexington, it can be accomplished from I-64 West, which leads to I-264 West, avenue 11. From St Louis, it can be accessed from I-64 East to I-264 East (exit 1) to avenue 11. From Cincinnati, the airport can be accomplished from the I-71 South arch to avenue 131.

Car Parking

There is amplitude for 5,625 cars at the airport in a covered and a alien car park. Garage levels 1-3 action covered parking, while akin 4 and the alien car esplanade are uncovered. Drivers may esplanade in any car park, but the alien car esplanade offers the best amount for abiding parking. Chargeless shuttles run from the alien car esplanade to the terminal building. A chargeless concise cat-and-mouse breadth is accessible for drivers acrimonious up cartage at the airport.

Car Hire

There are eight car appoint companies at the airport: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, Enterprise, National and Thrifty. The car appoint check-in desks are amid on the lower akin of the terminal in Arrivals. Return areas for appoint cars are amid aural walking distance, abutting to the west end of the capital airport building.

Public Transport

Road: Taxis are provided by Ready Cab (tel: (502) 417 4406) and Yellow Cab (tel: (502) 636 5511). Limousine: Limousines can additionally be assassin from a array of companies, including Ambassador Capital Limousine (tel: (502) 964 7139), Cosmopolitan Limousine (tel: (502) 639 0625) and R&R Limousine Account (tel: (502) 957 4254). Bus: TARC (tel: (502) 585 1234) burghal buses additionally accomplish amid Louisville and the airport and action a 24 hour service. Several hotels and motels accommodate address shuttle services.

Information and Help Desks

A axial advice board (tel: (502) 367 6524/INFO) is amid in the lower akin accoutrements affirmation breadth and is accessible seven canicule a week.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: A coffer and agency de change is amid on the high akin of the terminal and ATMs can be begin in the terminal building. The airport additionally has telephones, several able with abstracts ports, and a column box. Wireless Internet is additionally available. Eating and drinking: There are restaurants, bars, fast-food outlets and cafés at the airport. Shopping: There are newsagents, allowance shops, a accessibility store, a bookshop and a golf shop. Luggage: There is left-luggage at the airport. A absent acreage account is handled by the airport badge (tel: (502) 380 8264). Other facilities: A bold allowance and shoeshine account are available.

Conference and Business Facilities

The Altitude: A Traveler's Club (tel: (502) 361 5665) offers baby accumulation affair spaces; computer assignment stations with accelerated DSL Internet access; and a abounding account business centermost including fax, archetype machine, mail processing and blast access.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The airport has specially-designed ramps and kerbs, and lifts adapted with Braille ascendancy buttons. There is one TDD blast per coffer of telephones; telephones are wheelchair-accessible. For wheelchairs and abetment with boarding, disabled cartage should acquaintance their airline. Two eight-passenger chauffeured electric carts and a 93m (310ft) escalator carriage cartage to/from gates. Reduced-rate disabled parking is accessible in the covered car park, abutting to lifts.


There are affairs for a fresh Wyndham Airport Hotel that will be affiliated to the airport. Hotels abreast the airport accommodate the Econo Lodge (tel: (502) 966 5445), Executive Inn Hotel (tel: (502) 367 6161), Hampton Inn (tel: (502) 366 8100), Holiday Inn Airport South (tel: (502) 964 3311) and Sleep Inn Louisville Airport (tel: (502) 368 9597).