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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 6 hours 1 minutes.

Lexington – Champaign

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241
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388
Kilometers
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209
Nautical miles

How far is Champaign from Lexington?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Lexington to Champaign is 57 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Lexington time to Champaign time converter

Time in Lexington: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Champaign: 00:00

Current local times

Lexington, KY

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Champaign, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Lexington to Champaign generates about 60 kg of CO2 per passenger, 60 kilograms is equal to 133 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 Champaign

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

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 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