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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Lincoln, NE (LNK)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Lincoln (Lafayette Regional Airport – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 781 miles / 1257 kilometers / 679 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Lincoln (LNK) is 972 miles / 1564 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK).

How far is Lincoln from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 781.303 miles
  • 1257.385 kilometers
  • 678.933 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
  • 782.612 miles
  • 1259.492 kilometers
  • 680.071 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 Lafayette Regional Airport
City: Lafayette, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″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

There is no time difference between Lafayette and Lincoln.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Lincoln, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 133 kg (293 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Lincoln (LNK).

Distance:
781
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
781

Round trip?