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Distance between Lexington, KY (LEX) and Nashville, TN (BNA)

Flight distance from Lexington to Nashville (Lexington Blue Grass Airport – Nashville International Airport) is 175 miles / 281 kilometers / 152 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Lexington (LEX) to Nashville (BNA) is 214 miles / 345 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 55 minutes.

Lexington – Nashville

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175
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281
Kilometers
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152
Nautical miles

How far is Nashville from Lexington?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 174.614 miles
  • 281.014 kilometers
  • 151.735 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
  • 174.633 miles
  • 281.044 kilometers
  • 151.752 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Lexington Blue Grass Airport to Nashville International Airport is 49 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Lexington and Nashville is 1 hour. Nashville is 1 hour behind Lexington.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Lexington to Nashville generates about 51 kg of CO2 per passenger, 51 kilograms is equal to 112 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lexington to Nashville

Shortest flight path between Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and Nashville International Airport (BNA).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Nashville International Airport
City: Nashville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BNA
ICAO Code: KBNA
Coordinates: 36°7′28″N, 86°40′41″W