Map of flight path and driving directions from Lexington to Chicago.
Shortest flight path between Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).
How far is Chicago from Lexington?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Lexington and Chicago. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 307.949 miles
- 495.596 kilometers
- 267.600 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
- 308.041 miles
- 495.743 kilometers
- 267.680 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Lexington and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Lexington.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 70 kg (155 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Lexington (LEX) → Chicago (MDW).