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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 13 hours 20 minutes.

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

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

How far is Lincoln from Detroit?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Detroit and Lincoln. 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).

Airport information


A 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

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 Detroit and Lincoln is 1 hour. Lincoln is 1 hour behind Detroit.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Lincoln, NE

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 125 kg (275 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Lincoln (LNK).

Distance:
701
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
701

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