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Distance between Lexington, KY (LEX) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from Lexington to Chicago (Blue Grass Airport – Midway International Airport) is 308 miles / 496 kilometers / 268 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Blue Grass Airport (LEX) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (149 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 Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

Map

Lexington to Chicago flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lexington (LEX) → Chicago (MDW).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
308

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