Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport - SDF
Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport is a public airport that serves and is located just 10 minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. It was originally named Standiford Field, which is where the airport code SDF is derived from. The name change was voted on by the Regional Airport Authority in 2019, and is in honor of one of Louisville’s pride, the legendary boxing champion Muhammad Ali. Covering a land area of 1,500 acres, it features 3 runways, and a passenger terminal with 24 boarding gates. This international airport is also the base of UPS’ worldwide hub, Worldport.
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Built in 1941 by the Army Corps of Engineers, the airport has no regularly scheduled passenger flights for international destinations, although it does offer flight services to 19 of the top 20 domestic destinations in the region. On the other hand, it is the third busiest airport in the United States - and seventh in the world - when it comes to cargo traffic. In 2018, Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport handled over 2.8 million tons of cargo, and 3.8 million passengers. Travelers flying in to this airport can explore other cities of Jefferson County, including Barbourmeade and St. Matthews, Kentucky.
On this page it is easy to search for Louisville, KY airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Louisville, KY, United States (SDF-Louisville Intl.) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the SDF airport.
Most of these SDF
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Louisville, KY
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the SDF airport are Kentucky Exposition Center, Awesome Flea Market, and Kentucky Derby Museum.
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Weather Forecast for Louisville, KY, United States (SDF-Louisville Intl.)
If you planning to travel to Louisville, KY, United States (SDF-Louisville Intl.), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 11:29 AM.
The temperature feels like 64.85 with a humidity level of 93 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 92 percent with visibility at 13.4 percent.
Today’s UV index is 3, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling west-southwest at a speed of 13 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 11:37 PM.
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Thunderstorm with heavy rain
Light shower rain
What are the most common amenities for Louisville, KY SDF airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free SDF airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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