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Distance between Lincoln, NE (LNK) and Bluefield, WV (BLF)

Flight distance from Lincoln to Bluefield (Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) – Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)) is 870 miles / 1400 kilometers / 756 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Lincoln (LNK) to Bluefield (BLF) is 1056 miles / 1699 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) and Mercer County Airport (West Virginia) (BLF).

How far is Bluefield from Lincoln?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 870.081 miles
  • 1400.260 kilometers
  • 756.080 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
  • 868.234 miles
  • 1397.286 kilometers
  • 754.474 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 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

B Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)
City: Bluefield, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BLF
ICAO Code: KBLF
Coordinates: 37°17′44″N, 81°12′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lincoln and Bluefield is 1 hour. Bluefield is 1 hour ahead of Lincoln.

Time Difference

Lincoln, NE

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Bluefield, WV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 141 kg (311 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lincoln (LNK) → Bluefield (BLF).

Distance:
870
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
870

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