# Distance between Kansas City, MO (MCI) and Indianapolis, IN (IND)

Flight distance from Kansas City to Indianapolis (Kansas City International Airport – Indianapolis International Airport) is 451 miles / 725 kilometers / 392 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Kansas City (MCI) to Indianapolis (IND) is 493 miles / 794 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 47 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Kansas City to Indianapolis.

Shortest flight path between Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

## How far is Indianapolis from Kansas City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Kansas City and Indianapolis. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 450.706 miles
• 725.342 kilometers
• 391.653 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
• 449.600 miles
• 723.561 kilometers
• 390.692 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 Kansas City International Airport
City: Kansas City, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: MCI
ICAO Code: KMCI
Coordinates: 39°17′51″N, 94°42′50″W

B Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Kansas City and Indianapolis is 1 hour. Indianapolis is 1 hour ahead of Kansas City.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 92 kg (202 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kansas City (MCI) → Indianapolis (IND).

Distance:
451
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
451

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