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Distance between Lincoln, NE (LNK) and Colorado Springs, CO (COS)

Flight distance from Lincoln to Colorado Springs (Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) – Colorado Springs Airport) is 445 miles / 716 kilometers / 387 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Lincoln (LNK) to Colorado Springs (COS) is 541 miles / 871 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 6 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lincoln to Colorado Springs.

Shortest flight path between Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) and Colorado Springs Airport (COS).

How far is Colorado Springs from Lincoln?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 445.199 miles
  • 716.478 kilometers
  • 386.867 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
  • 444.268 miles
  • 714.980 kilometers
  • 386.058 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 Colorado Springs Airport
City: Colorado Springs, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: COS
ICAO Code: KCOS
Coordinates: 38°48′20″N, 104°42′3″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lincoln and Colorado Springs is 1 hour. Colorado Springs is 1 hour behind Lincoln.

Time Difference

Lincoln, NE

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Colorado Springs, CO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (200 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lincoln (LNK) → Colorado Springs (COS).

Distance:
445
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
445

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