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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Lexington, KY (LEX)

Flight distance from Louisville to Lexington (Louisville International Airport – Lexington Blue Grass Airport) is 62 miles / 100 kilometers / 54 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Lexington (LEX) is 71 miles / 115 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX).

How far is Lexington from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 62.318 miles
  • 100.291 kilometers
  • 54.153 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
  • 62.175 miles
  • 100.061 kilometers
  • 54.029 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 Louisville International Airport
City: Louisville, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SDF
ICAO Code: KSDF
Coordinates: 38°10′27″N, 85°44′9″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 Louisville and Lexington.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Lexington, KY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 34 kg (75 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Lexington (LEX).

Distance:
62
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
62

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