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Distance between Lexington, KY (LEX) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Flight distance from Lexington to Birmingham (Lexington Blue Grass Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 331 miles / 533 kilometers / 288 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Lexington (LEX) to Birmingham (BHM) is 401 miles / 646 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

How far is Birmingham from Lexington?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 331.149 miles
  • 532.932 kilometers
  • 287.760 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
  • 331.670 miles
  • 533.772 kilometers
  • 288.214 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 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

B Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lexington and Birmingham is 1 hour. Birmingham is 1 hour behind Lexington.

Time Difference

Lexington, KY

 EST

Birmingham, AL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 74 kg (163 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lexington (LEX) → Birmingham (BHM).

Distance:
331
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
331

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