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Distance between Lexington, KY (LEX) and Bloomington, IL (BMI)

Flight distance from Lexington to Bloomington (Lexington Blue Grass Airport – Central Illinois Regional Airport) is 286 miles / 460 kilometers / 248 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Lexington (LEX) to Bloomington (BMI) is 350 miles / 564 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 14 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI).

How far is Bloomington from Lexington?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 285.910 miles
  • 460.127 kilometers
  • 248.449 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
  • 285.607 miles
  • 459.641 kilometers
  • 248.186 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 Central Illinois Regional Airport
City: Bloomington, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BMI
ICAO Code: KBMI
Coordinates: 40°28′37″N, 88°54′57″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lexington, KY

 EST

Bloomington, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (148 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lexington (LEX) → Bloomington (BMI).

Distance:
286
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
286

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