# 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
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
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.

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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

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