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Distance between Jackson, MS (JAN) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from Jackson to Lancaster (Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 938 miles / 1509 kilometers / 815 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Jackson (JAN) to Lancaster (LNS) is 1065 miles / 1714 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Jackson to Lancaster.

Shortest flight path between Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

How far is Lancaster from Jackson?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Jackson and Lancaster. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 937.742 miles
  • 1509.149 kilometers
  • 814.875 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
  • 936.954 miles
  • 1507.881 kilometers
  • 814.191 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 Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″W

B Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Jackson and Lancaster is 1 hour. Lancaster is 1 hour ahead of Jackson.

Time Difference

Jackson, MS

 CST

Lancaster, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 146 kg (323 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Jackson (JAN) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
938
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
938

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