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Distance between Lincoln, NE (LNK) and Champaign, IL (CMI)

Flight distance from Lincoln to Champaign (Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) – University of Illinois Willard Airport) is 450 miles / 725 kilometers / 391 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Lincoln (LNK) to Champaign (CMI) is 527 miles / 848 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 26 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) and University of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI).

How far is Champaign from Lincoln?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 450.395 miles
  • 724.841 kilometers
  • 391.383 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
  • 449.285 miles
  • 723.054 kilometers
  • 390.418 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 University of Illinois Willard Airport
City: Champaign, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CMI
ICAO Code: KCMI
Coordinates: 40°2′21″N, 88°16′41″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lincoln and Champaign.

Time Difference

Lincoln, NE

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Champaign, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (201 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lincoln (LNK) → Champaign (CMI).

Distance:
450
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
450

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