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Distance between San Jose, CA (SJC) and Lexington, KY (LEX)

Flight distance from San Jose to Lexington (San Jose International Airport – Lexington Blue Grass Airport) is 2032 miles / 3270 kilometers / 1766 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from San Jose (SJC) to Lexington (LEX) is 2412 miles / 3881 kilometers and travel time by car is about 39 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Jose to Lexington.

Shortest flight path between San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX).

How far is Lexington from San Jose?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2031.884 miles
  • 3270.001 kilometers
  • 1765.659 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
  • 2027.077 miles
  • 3262.265 kilometers
  • 1761.482 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 San Jose International Airport
City: San Jose, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SJC
ICAO Code: KSJC
Coordinates: 37°21′45″N, 121°55′44″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

The time difference between San Jose and Lexington is 3 hours. Lexington is 3 hours ahead of San Jose.

Time Difference

San Jose, CA

 PST

Lexington, KY

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 221 kg (488 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJC) → Lexington (LEX).

Distance:
2032
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2032

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