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Distance between Lexington, KY (LEX) and Champaign, IL (CMI)

Flight distance from Lexington to Champaign (Lexington Blue Grass Airport – University of Illinois Willard Airport) is 241 miles / 388 kilometers / 209 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Lexington (LEX) to Champaign (CMI) is 317 miles / 510 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and University of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI).

How far is Champaign from Lexington?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 241.035 miles
  • 387.908 kilometers
  • 209.454 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
  • 240.767 miles
  • 387.478 kilometers
  • 209.221 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 University of Illinois Willard Airport
City: Champaign, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CMI
ICAO Code: KCMI
Coordinates: 40°2′21″N, 88°16′41″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lexington, KY

 EST

Champaign, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 60 kg (133 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lexington (LEX) → Champaign (CMI).

Distance:
241
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
241

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