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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Lincoln, NE (LNK)

Flight distance from New York to Lincoln (New York LaGuardia Airport – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 1196 miles / 1925 kilometers / 1040 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Lincoln (LNK) is 1304 miles / 2099 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 34 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Lincoln.

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK).

How far is Lincoln from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1196.423 miles
  • 1925.456 kilometers
  • 1039.663 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
  • 1193.376 miles
  • 1920.552 kilometers
  • 1037.015 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″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 New York and Lincoln is 1 hour. Lincoln is 1 hour behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EST

Lincoln, NE

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (356 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Lincoln (LNK).

Distance:
1196
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1196

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