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Distance between Lexington, KY (LEX) and Knoxville, TN (TYS)

Flight distance from Lexington to Knoxville (Lexington Blue Grass Airport – Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport) is 157 miles / 253 kilometers / 137 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Lexington (LEX) to Knoxville (TYS) is 192 miles / 309 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 35 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lexington to Knoxville.

Shortest flight path between Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS).

How far is Knoxville from Lexington?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 157.158 miles
  • 252.922 kilometers
  • 136.567 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
  • 157.437 miles
  • 253.370 kilometers
  • 136.809 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).

Airport information


A 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

B Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
City: Knoxville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TYS
ICAO Code: KTYS
Coordinates: 35°48′39″N, 83°59′38″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lexington and Knoxville.

Time Difference

Lexington, KY

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Knoxville, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 48 kg (106 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lexington (LEX) → Knoxville (TYS).

Distance:
157
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
157

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