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Distance between Colorado Springs, CO (COS) and Lincoln, NE (LNK)

Flight distance from Colorado Springs to Lincoln (Colorado Springs Airport – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 445 miles / 716 kilometers / 387 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Colorado Springs (COS) to Lincoln (LNK) is 565 miles / 909 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 2 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Colorado Springs to Lincoln.

Shortest flight path between Colorado Springs Airport (COS) and Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK).

How far is Lincoln from Colorado Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 445.199 miles
  • 716.478 kilometers
  • 386.867 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
  • 444.268 miles
  • 714.980 kilometers
  • 386.058 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 Colorado Springs Airport
City: Colorado Springs, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: COS
ICAO Code: KCOS
Coordinates: 38°48′20″N, 104°42′3″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 Colorado Springs and Lincoln is 1 hour. Lincoln is 1 hour ahead of Colorado Springs.

Time Difference

Colorado Springs, CO

 MST

Lincoln, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (200 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Colorado Springs (COS) → Lincoln (LNK).

Distance:
445
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
445

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