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Distance between Lexington, KY (LEX) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Distance from Lexington to Detroit (Blue Grass Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 296 miles / 476 kilometers / 257 nautical miles.

How far is Detroit from Lexington?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 295.645 miles
  • 475.795 kilometers
  • 256.909 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
  • 296.008 miles
  • 476.378 kilometers
  • 257.224 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 Blue Grass Airport (LEX) to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lexington and Detroit.

Time Difference

Lexington
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Lexington, KY

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 66 kg (145 pounds).

Airport information


A 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 Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

Map

Lexington to Detroit flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lexington (LEX) → Detroit (DTW).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
296

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