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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Lincoln, NE (LNK)

Flight distance from Detroit to Lincoln (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 701 miles / 1128 kilometers / 609 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Lincoln (LNK) is 769 miles / 1238 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 12 minutes.

Detroit – Lincoln

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701
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1128
Kilometers
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609
Nautical miles

How far is Lincoln from Detroit?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 700.755 miles
  • 1127.756 kilometers
  • 608.939 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
  • 698.989 miles
  • 1124.913 kilometers
  • 607.404 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Detroit to Lincoln is 1 hour 49 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Detroit and Lincoln is 1 hour. Lincoln is 1 hour behind Detroit.

Detroit time to Lincoln time converter

Time in Detroit: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Lincoln: 00:00

Current local times

Detroit, MI

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Lincoln, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Detroit to Lincoln generates about 125 kg of CO2 per passenger, 125 kilograms is equal to 275 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Lincoln

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK).

Airport information

Origin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W
Destination 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