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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Lexington, KY (LEX)

Flight distance from Charleston to Lexington (Charleston International Airport – Lexington Blue Grass Airport) is 438 miles / 705 kilometers / 380 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Lexington (LEX) is 525 miles / 845 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 32 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Charleston to Lexington.

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX).

How far is Lexington from Charleston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Charleston and Lexington. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 437.767 miles
  • 704.518 kilometers
  • 380.409 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 438.064 miles
  • 704.995 kilometers
  • 380.667 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

B Lexington Blue Grass Airport
City: Lexington, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LEX
ICAO Code: KLEX
Coordinates: 38°2′11″N, 84°36′21″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Charleston and Lexington.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

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Lexington, KY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 89 kg (197 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Lexington (LEX).

Distance:
438
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
438

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