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

Flight distance from Lexington to Chicago (Lexington Blue Grass Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 323 miles / 520 kilometers / 281 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Lexington (LEX) to Chicago (ORD) is 381 miles / 613 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 20 minutes.

Lexington – Chicago

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323
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520
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281
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Lexington?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 323.366 miles
  • 520.408 kilometers
  • 280.998 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
  • 323.461 miles
  • 520.559 kilometers
  • 281.080 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).

How long does it take to fly from Lexington to Chicago?

Estimated flight time from Lexington Blue Grass Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 1 hour 6 minutes.

What is the time difference between Lexington and Chicago?

The time difference between Lexington and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Lexington.
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Flight carbon footprint between Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

On average flying from Lexington to Chicago generates about 73 kg of CO2 per passenger, 73 kilograms is equal to 160 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 Chicago

Shortest flight path between Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

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 Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

Airlines flying from Lexington (LEX) to Chicago (ORD)

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