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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Lincoln, NE (LNK)

Flight distance from Seattle to Lincoln (Seattle Boeing Field – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 1343 miles / 2161 kilometers / 1167 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Lincoln (LNK) is 1667 miles / 2682 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 53 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Lincoln.

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK).

How far is Lincoln from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and Lincoln. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1342.669 miles
  • 2160.816 kilometers
  • 1166.747 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
  • 1339.537 miles
  • 2155.777 kilometers
  • 1164.026 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 Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W

B Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)
City: Lincoln, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNK
ICAO Code: KLNK
Coordinates: 40°51′3″N, 96°45′33″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Lincoln is 2 hours. Lincoln is 2 hours ahead of Seattle.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

Lincoln, NE

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 170 kg (374 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Lincoln (LNK).

Distance:
1343
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1343

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