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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Lexington, KY (LEX)

Flight distance from New York to Lexington (New York LaGuardia Airport – Lexington Blue Grass Airport) is 604 miles / 972 kilometers / 525 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Lexington (LEX) is 723 miles / 1164 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 58 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Lexington.

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX).

How far is Lexington from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 604.257 miles
  • 972.457 kilometers
  • 525.085 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
  • 603.005 miles
  • 970.442 kilometers
  • 523.997 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between New York and Lexington.

Time Difference

New York, NY

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Lexington, KY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 113 kg (250 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Lexington (LEX).

Distance:
604
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
604

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