# 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

City: Lincoln, NE
Country: 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
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.

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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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